Lifeguard Training

Lifeguard Certification Classes

Choose between an American Red Cross certification or a Starfish Aquatics Star Guard certification.  To enroll in Lifeguarding Certification classes, participants must be a minimum of 15 years old on the first day of the course. All courses are blended learning, meaning participants will complete a portion of the course online prior to the in-classroom sessions. Access to a computer and reliable internet is required. Spaces are limited.

Review upcoming course dates and register below.

Contact Splash Swim School with questions at 970-631-8227 or

$260– Includes the certification, manual and CPR resuscitation mask

Spring Courses (Prior to Memorial Day Weekend)
Splash Swim School
1110 W Prospect Rd

Virtual Session: Saturday 9a-4p
In-Person Sessions: Saturday 11a-7p & Sunday 9a-6p

Summer Courses (After Memorial Day Weekend)
Westfield Pool
1515 Westfield Dr

All In-Person: Monday-Friday 8a-Noon

Swim Lesson Instructor Training

Learn the skills required to teach swimming lessons through Splash’s Water Wise program.

Add an American Red Cross Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED and First Aid Certification to your resume while you are at it!  These certifications are often required for employment as a swim lesson instructor.

Upcoming Dates:

April 30 and May 1
April 30 Virtual Training 10am-2pm

May 1 Pool Session 10am-4pm

May 7

Pool Session 2pm-7pm

After successful completion of this portion of the training there is an additional co-teaching requirement.  New instructors are paired with Splash certified instructors for 1 of the 2 week group lesson sessions (see dates here  Certification is valid after successful completion of co-teaching.

Swim Lesson Instructor Training

(Optional) CPR/AED and First Aid
American Red Cross Certification

Splash Swim School
1110 W Prospect Rd

Age Requirement
Splash Lifeguards must be 15 years old by the first day of the course
All other participants must be 16 years old by the first day of the course

CPR and First Aid Classes

American Red Cross CPR and First Aid Classes

Call to schedule your class Or we can come to you! Classes are blended learning – some coursework must be completed online.

Check back or complete the registration form below to be informed of upcoming dates.


$80 – Community Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED + First Aid

Splash Swim School
1110 W Prospect Rd