The College of Staten Island is offering American Red Cross Lifeguard training courses.

The classes include:

-Lifeguard and first aid training, valid for two years

-CPR and AED for the professional rescuer, Valid for one year

-Textbook and pocket mask


Students must:

-Be at least 15 years old

-Pass a pre-test on the first day (300-yard swim without stopping, tread water for two and a half minutes, and retrieve a brick from the deep end of the pool)

-Attend all class days

-Complete the final written and practical skill test at the end of the class


Class Dates:

Class #1 (April):                                                    Class #2 (May):

Monday, Mar. 30, 5:00pm-9:30pm            Sunday, Apr. 26, 12:30pm-5:00pm

Monday, Apr. 6, 5:00pm-9:30pm               Monday, Apr. 27, 5:00pm-9:30pm

Sunday, Apr. 12, 9:00am-5:00pm              Sunday, May 3, 9:00am-5:00pm

Monday, Apr. 13, 5:00pm-9:30pm            Monday, May 4, 5:00pm-9:30pm

Sunday, Apr. 19, 9:00am-5:00pm              Monday, May 11, 5:00pm-9:30pm

Monday, Apr. 20, 5:00pm-9:30pm            Saturday, May 16, 9:00am-5:00pm

Sunday, Apr. 26, 9:00am-noon                    Sunday, May 17, 9:00am-5:00pm

Monday, May 18, 5:00pm-9:30pm


The cost is $400.

For registration, please contact the College at 718.982.3160. For additional information, please email Instructor Anthony Traverso at

If a student does not pass the pre-test, he/she will receive a refund.