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All certification classes offered by the Student Recreation Center meet the standards for current American Red Cross Emergency Cardiovascular Care Guidelines.

CPR/AED and First Aid

This six-hour Standard CPR/First Aid/AED Course covers everything from burns and broken bones to choking and heart attacks. This is an extended course that includes adult, infant, and junior CPR and AED.

Must be CU-Boulder student, faculty, staff or affiliate to register.

Please register on-line or in person at Rec Center Guest Services.


Days: Sat
Time: 9:15a-3:15pm
Dates: 11/4/2017
Location: Large Ice Overlook Meeting Room
Fee: Member $85, Non-member $105

LG - Lifeguard Certification

This course includes all the necessary Lifeguard Training material from the American Red Cross including certification in CPR for the professional rescuer and First Aid.

Prerequisites include:

  • Ability to swim 300 yards continuously, using the following strokes for 100 yards each: Freestyle / Breaststroke / Freestyle & Breast stroke combined.
  • Surface dive to a minimum depth of 7–10 feet and retrieve a 10-pound weight.
  • Swim 20 yards with a 10 lb. object using legs only.

Prerequisite swim test is administered at the first class. You must attend all classes to receive certification.

Will return spring 2018

Life Guard Review

The purpose of this course is to help participants achieve recertification in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training without having to take the full content course. You must hold current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification to be eligible to take the review.

Will return spring 2018