American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Class

Earn your Lifeguarding with CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and First Aid

MWR Aquatic Training Center is hosting an American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Class. Please contact Mia Perez, Aquatics Coordinator, at (562) 284-8200 or to reserve your spot now!

Required to attend all classes
Must be 15 years of age


Swim 300 yards, continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both, but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.

Tread water for 2 minutes, using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.

Complete a timed event within 1 minute and 40 seconds:
■ Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. Swim goggles are not allowed.
■ Surface dive, feet-first or headfirst, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
■ Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface in order to breathe (or to get a breath)

APRIL 22-23, 2023

Saturday 8:30am -5:30pm
Sunday 8:30am -5:30pm

MWR Aquatic Training Center
Joint Forces Training Base

11360 Valley Forge Ave Bldg. 44
Los Alamitos, CA 90720

$300.00 cash, check or credit 
Checks made payable to JFTB MWR