Certification and Group Safety Classes


Lifeguarding prepares the candidate to prevent and respond to emergencies in, on and around the water.  Upon successful completion of this class, candidates will hold certifications in First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED and Lifeguarding.  Class fee does not include textbooks or pocket masks.
Days: Tuesday, Thursday
Times: 6-9 p.m.
Dates:   October 7 to November 6
Class Fee: $275

Group Classes


Does your group need certifications? American Red Cross Preparedness programs in First Aid, CPR, Automated External Defibrillator, Basic Water Rescue, Safety Training for Swim Coaches and Lifeguarding are available for your group.  These are offered in modules that can be combined to fit your specific needs.  If you have a group of five or more people requiring certification, please call 503-491-7246 and ask about booking a class.

Private group lessons/Water safety lessons

Bring your own swimming group! Having a hard time finding a group lesson that works for your family’s busy schedule? If you have four or more people, we are happy to find an instructor and a time for your convenience.   Please call 503-491-7246 and ask about booking a class. 

Registration Information

Registration is open and is offered in three formats:

Telephone Registration
Call 503-491-7243. Please have your credit card number ready and your choice of classes before calling. Receipts will be mailed.

Walk-in Registration
Mt. Hood Aquatic Center business hours are Monday-Friday 5:45 a.m.-8 p.m. and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday. Walk-in registrations are accepted during business hours.

Registration and Refunds
Registration cannot take place the same day as the class offered (with the exception of Lifeguard Training after passing the precourse). Full refunds will only be granted 3 business days before the class begins.

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