Please see schedule for class dates and times. If you have a group of 10 or more which needs certification, we may be able to offer you a group special. For more information please call or email

Full Certification

April 29, 1:00PM-8:00PM
April 30, 8:00AM-3:00PM
May 7, 8:00AM-3:00PM


This class is blended learning and has an online component that must be completed prior to March 18, 2017. Participants are required to pass the screening before March 18 as well. Screenings are held Thursdays 6:30AM-6:30PM and Sundays by request. Contact Doris Swarn at with any questions.



April 29, 2017 1:00PM-8:00PM

April 30, 2017 8:00AM-3:00PM

Water Safety Instructor Course

This is an American Red Cross certification that certifies individuals in teaching learn to swim programs and basic water rescue.

June 1, 2017 4:00PM-9:00PM
June 3, 2017 11:00AM-7:00PM
June 4, 2017  11:00AM-7:00PM


Class Fee: $300.00 (covers certification)

Fee must be turned in one week prior to class start date.


Contact: Doris Swarn at


Rerequisite: You must be at least 16 years of age to participate in this course. You should also be able to do 3 of the 4 strokes well.


Participants will learn how to teach children and adults how to swim as well as become certified to teach basic water safety classes.

Lifeguarding Preparation/Junior Lifeguarding:
This program is for those who are not yet ready for lifeguard training. Lifeguard Preparation instructs participants in the stroke mechanics, treading water and retrieval of a 10lb object required to pass the lifeguard training screening. Participants are also introduced to the skills people struggle with in lifeguard training. This course will not run with less than 4 people.

Offered first and third Saturday

Time 12:00PM-2:00PM

Fee: $20 month

Ages: 14 and up

American Red Cross Lifeguarding

GLEC offers Lifeguarding classes year round. This American Red Cross program teaches participants the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies.


Who can take the course?

Individuals 15 years or older

Individuals who pass the pre-screening

Schedule a day/time to come in to perform the screening:


• 300yd swim

• 2 minutes treading water with no hands

• Retrieve a 10lb object from the deep end and swim a distance with the object


Class Dates

(Participants must attend all of the classes to receive certification)



Time: 12:00PM-7:00PM Saturdays

           12:00PM-5:00PM Sundays

Fee: Members $150.00 / Nonmembers: $200.00

Fee includes: American Red Cross Lifeguarding certification, First Aid,
and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and CPR mask. 
There are no scholarships or discounts offered for this class.
Participants must come to all scheduled days in order to get the certification.
There must be at least 5 participants to run the course.
Contact: Doris Swarn at or sign-up at the front desk.