Certifications & Training

The New Orleans JCC offers Lifeguard classes conducted through the American Red Cross program. Participants must be at least 15 years of age to participate in the class and must attend all session dates.

American Red Cross Shallow Water Lifeguarding Course

This Shallow Water Lifeguard class provides entry-level shallow water lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills needed to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies in shallow water up to 5-feet deep and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services personnel take over. Class is part classroom and part in the water. Participants must complete 7 hours online in addition to the class to receive certification.

Ages: 15 and up
Instructor: Kathleen Kennair

Please check back for future class dates, or contact Aquatics Director, Kathleen Kennair at kathleen@nojcc.org with questions.

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