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American Red Cross Courses

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American Red Cross Lifeguarding  
Oviedo Aquatic Facility
148 Oviedo Blvd 


Want to make a difference in your community? Love the water? Enjoy working with children and teaching? The Oviedo Aquatic Facility offers  American Red Cross Courses to become a Lifeguard! 


Completion of course does not guarantee employment with the City of Oviedo.

General Information:


  • Swimming requirements must be completed and passed in order to continue the class.
  • Completion of the class does not guarantee employment with the City of Oviedo
  • To receive certifications, the participant must pass all written and skill tests.
  • With successful completetion of any American Red Cross Course offered by Oviedo Aquatics you will receive the certification, for the course one registered for.


Lifeguard Course Requirements:

  • Minimum age of 15 by course completion
  • Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs
  • Swim 20 yards using freestyle or breaststroke, surface dive 7-10 ft. and retrieve a 10 lb. brick and swim 20 yards back with two hands on the brick keeping your face above water and climb onto the pool deck within 1 minute and 40 seconds
  • Swimming requirements will be completed on the first scheduled day of the course


  • What is blended learning?

    • Blended learning combines online learning with on-site skills sessions where you practice skills and demostrate competency.  



Course Schedules:


Lifeguard Course:


  •  Fall course dates: 11/12/16, 11/13/16, 11/19/16, & 11/20/16
  •  Course times: 9-5pm
  •  *Participants must be present for all class dates to be eligible for the course

 RegistrationParticipates may register at the Oviedo Aquatic Facility located at 148 Oviedo Blvd. Oviedo, Florida, 32765.  

    Open registration:  10/10/16

For any additional American Red Cross courses visit www.redcross.org/take-a-class.  


  • Oviedo Residents - $300
  • Non-Resident Members - $320
  • Non-Resident - $340



Information please contact Pedro Vasconcellos at 407-971-5582 or email at pvasconcellos@cityofoviedo.net