Red Cross Lifeguard Training

Become a lifeguard! The North Clackamas Aquatic Park is hosting an American Red Cross Lifeguard Training in Spring 2024. Learn how to effectively prevent and respond to water emergencies in a variety of scenarios. Participants are trained in safety and water rescue skills for a controlled environment, First Aid, CPR and AED. This blended learning opportunity utilizes American Red Cross online learning coursework and on-site water sessions.

Register on-line here or call (503) 794-8080 ext. 0 and speak to Joey Amsberry, Aquatic Supervisor.

FEE: $49


  • Day 1: Sunday, March 10, 10-11:30 a.m. (Prerequisites)
  • Day 2: Saturday, March 16, noon-7:30 p.m.
  • Day 3: Sunday, March 17, noon-7:30 p.m.
  • Day 4: Saturday, March 23, noon-7:30 p.m.
  • Day 5: Sunday, March 24, noon-7:30 p.m.
  • Day 6: Monday, March 25, 2 p.m.-8:00 p.m.


  • 100% attendance is required. (No make up days will be offered)
  • Must be at least 15 years of age to participate in this class.
  • Students will receive the link to complete the online coursework.
    • On Sunday December 10 students will be asked to complete the 3 pre-requisite skills to remain in the class.
      • Skill #1: 2 min. tread in deep water, without using your hands
      • Skill #2: 300 yard swim, not timed, students cannot stop until 300 yards has been swam.
      • Skill #3: 10 lb. diving brick retrieval course
    • Employment interviews for those students interested in working at North Clackamas Aquatic Park as a Lifeguard will be approximately 1 week after the end of the course.

Interested in working at the North Clackamas Aquatic Park as a lifeguard? Join our team! Potential employment opportunities may be available following training.