Safety Certifications

Improve your safety skills with certifications offered through HAC.

HAC Lifeguard

Lifeguard Certifications

Lifeguard Certification

Certification includes Lifeguarding (Shallow and/or Waterpark), Bloodborne Pathogens, and Administering Emergency Oxygen.

Lifeguard Recertifications

Recertification includes Lifeguarding (Shallow and/or Waterpark), Bloodborne Pathogens, and Administering Emergency Oxygen.


Standard $225.00
Resident $205.00
Member $185.00


Standard $180.00
Resident $160.00
Member $140.00

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

HAC offers American Red Cross lifeguard training and certification, required for all official Red Cross lifeguards. The certification, which includes First Aid, CPR and AED training, is valid for two years upon completion and is accepted nationwide.


  • Swim 300 yards continuously
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only your legs.
  • Complete a timed event in under 1 min, 40 sec:
    • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards.
    • Surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
    • Return to the surface and swim 20 yards to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface.
    • Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

Waterpark Lifeguarding

The purpose of the Waterpark Skills module is to teach lifeguards the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to emergencies in aquatic facilities with waterpark features.

This certification is valid for two years.

Bloodborne Pathogens

The primary purpose of the American Red Cross Bloodborne Pathogens Training course is to teach participants how to protect themselves and others from exposure to bloodborne pathogens on the job, and what to do if an exposure occurs. The course content and activities will prepare participants to make appropriate decisions about preventing bloodborne pathogen disease transmission.

This certification is valid for one year.

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Administering Emergency Oxygen

Purpose is to give participants the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to a victim of a breathing emergency using breathing devices, including resuscitation masks, bag-valve-mask resuscitators (BVMs) and emergency oxygen.

This certification is valid for two years.

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CPR/AED Certification

This blended learning course includes an online portion and an instructor-led classroom skill session. The online portion takes approximately 1.5 hours and must be completed prior to attending the in-class portion. Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a digital certificate for Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED.

This training meets OSHA/workplace requirements and is valid for two years.

Female Lifeguard by Pool


Standard $70
Resident $60
Member $50