Red Cross Certified Lifeguard Course Offered in April at MU Rec Center

Updated 4 years ago Special to HNN Provided by Marshall University

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - The Marshall Recreation Center will conduct three Lifeguard Certification Classes through the American Red Cross April 4-6.

The cost of the course is $140 for members of The Rec, and $200 for non-members.

The course provides skills necessary to work as a lifeguard in a variety of environments, including that required by summer lifeguard positions as well as professional careers lifeguarding. Successful completion of the course provides a 2-year American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification.

Participants must be at least 15 years old and able to pass certain swimming requirements.  Course registration can be found at or by visiting the Welcome Desk at The Rec.

Here is the course schedule:

Friday, April 4: 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday, April 5: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 6: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

For more information please contact Dan Belcher at 304-696-4651, or via e-mail at

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