General Information

This course fulfills certification requirements for lifeguarding at most private and public swimming pools in the United States. The classes will be held at the Lancaster Aquatic Center located at 416 Complex Drive on the University of Kentucky campus.

Registration will close on Thursday prior to the start day of class.

Course Cost: $195 for UK Students / $250.00 for UK Staff/Faculty /  $270.00 for non UK Affiliates

*Books will be provided for the course; however, if a participant wishes to keep the book they must purchase one for an additional $40 dollars. Participants can download the material from the Red Cross website at no cost.



Class requirements

To sign up online click HERE, You can register online if you have a UK LINKBlue account. If you do not have a UK Link blue account or if you have additional questions please call (859) 257–7940

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