Red Cross Lifeguarding RecertificatIoNS

This course is for Lifeguards having a certification expiration date that is 30 days or less than the recertification class date.
Participants will need to present their certificate at the beginning of the class. This is a blended learning class. There is approximately ten hours of online learning for you to do on your own, prior to the in-class session. 

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Personal Equipment: You should already have the following equipment from your previous Lifeguard class, that you will need for the skills session*
Lifeguard Recertification Session*
Materials You Need to Bring With You: Pocket Masks with one way valve (Adult & Pediatric or Universal), Hip Pack, Whistle, and Lanyard.
*Need Material? If you never received the personal equipment or misplaced them you can purchase the following items, from instructor, at 
      an additional cost, on the day of the class.
Complete Package (Hip Pack, Pocket Masks, one way valve, Whistle, & Lanyard): $15.00
         Or ala carte
         Pocket Masks (Adult & Pediatric): $7.50
         Hip Pack: $7.00
         Whistle: $2.50
         Lanyard: $1.00

Waterfront Module
There is no actual recertification class for the waterfront module. You need to take the one day modular class.


FALL 2023 Session

Participants MUST successfully pass written and skills test to receive certification.

Lifeguard Recertification

Northampton High School Room G11 (First Aid/CPR/AED Review) 
        Friday December 1: 6:00 - 9:30 pm 

JFK Middle School Pool (Swimming assessment and Lifeguard Skills Review) 
      Saturday December 2: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Bring Extra Towels
Northampton High School: 380 Elm Street, Northampton, MA (Enter through Flag pole glass doors)
POOL: Aquatic & Family Center at JFK Middle School, 100 Bridge Road, Florence, MA 01062
(Enter through back of the building, rear glass doors across from the tennis courts)
Musante Beach: 85 Reservoir Road, Leeds, MA 01053 (2 miles from pool)

Fees: (includes $25 non-refundable pre-course swimming test and all other materials)
                       Lifeguard Recertification Only: Residents $180   Nonresident $200

Pre-registration required, as space is limited and a minimum number is required to run this class.

Click Here to Register for an Aquatics Class

You will receive information for online registration and maps when you register 

Please call the Parks and Recreation office at 413-587-1040 if you have further questions.