Aquatic Certifications

Pool/Spa Operator Certification Course
Designed to teach the fundamentals, this course covers topics including basic water chemistry, filtration, circulation, safety, and risk management. The course meets requirements for MD State Dept. of Health & Mental Hygiene Swimming Pool and Spa Operator Certification. Participants must pass the written exam to be eligible for certification. Fee includes textbook. Must attend all classes.

Resident Fee: $175 • Non-Resident: $180

  Location Days Dates Time  
Age 16+ Lackey Pool Sa-Su May 18-19 8:00a-4:00p Register

Lifeguard Prep Class
This class focuses on swimming endurance and the necessary skills needed to meet the prerequisites of upcoming Lifeguard classes.

Registration Fee: $15

  Location Day Date Time  
Age 14+ North Pt Pool F May 24 7:00-7:45p Register

Lifeguard Re-Certification Class
Update and renew your American Red Cross lifeguard, first aid, and CPR/AED certifications with the 2017 lifeguard material and requirements. Participants must provide proof of current certifications, demonstrate all prerequisites of the lifeguard class, and bring CPR mask and lifeguard textbook. Refunds will not be given if the participant does not pass the prerequisites or fails to complete the certification requirements. 

Resident Fee: $75 • Non-Resident: $80 • May be additional cost for materials

  Location Days Dates Time  
Age 16+ DM Wade Pool Sa-Su May 4-5 8:00a-2:00p Register
  North Point Pool Tu-Th May 21-23 5:00-9:00p Register

American Red Cross Lifeguard Class
This class is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure the safety of patrons at aquatic facilities. Textbook and CPR mask are included in the course fees. Refunds will not be given if the participant does not pass the prerequisites or fails to complete the certification requirements. Please call the pools for more information. Must attend all classes.

Resident Fee: $200 • Non-Resident: $205

  Location Days Dates Time  
Age 15+ North Point Pool Th-F and Jun 6-9 4:00-9:00p Register
    Sa-Su   8:00a-6:00p