Lifeguard recertification can be achieved with Lifeguarding Review classes that refresh your knowledge and skills and update your certification for another two years. To participate in the Lifeguard Review class you must have a current lifeguard certification, or certification expired by no more than 30 days.
How to Apply for Recertification
Whether you prefer training in a traditional in-person environment or need the flexibility of blended learning (online courses followed by Instructor-led classes), Red Cross lifeguard recertification is simple and easy.
For information on the American Red Cross lifeguarding recertification courses in your area, please uses the Lifeguarding Find a Class Tool.
Refreshers: - Did you know that according to a review conducted by the American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council that
- Skill retention begins to decline only after a few months.
- Less than half of course participants can pass a skills test one year after training
The American Red Cross makes accessing your Lifeguarding and First Aid/CPR/AED certification a simple and easy process. We offer digital certificates that can be easily viewed from anywhere via your Red Cross account with simple access to print or share online. Allowing employers access to your certificate information has never been easier.
Visit https://www.redcross.org/take-a-class/digital-certificate to access a copy of the valid certificate with your student training information.