American Red Cross Classes

American Red Cross CPR and First Aid


This course teaches adult, child, and infant CPR. Other skills taught include use of the AED as well as first aid. Participants learn how to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. Upon successful completion of the course learners will receive a 2-year Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED certification.
 Age: 13 years and older. Location: PDRC.

Pre-Lifeguard Training

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This class is designed to give future lifeguard candidates an opportunity to practice the prerequisite swimming skills required for American Red Cross Lifeguard Training courses. After practicing the prerequisite swim there will be some time for stroke refinement and kicking technique tips. Goggles are recommended for the 300 yard swim, but not allowed for the underwater brick retrieval.  For ages 14 years and older.  Location: BCC

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

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Learn the duties and responsibilities of becoming a professional lifeguard. Successful candidates will receive certification from the American Red Cross. In order to qualify for certification lifeguard candidates must: be 15 years of age by the end of the class; attend all sessions; and pass the following prerequisite skills during the first class: swim 300 yds continuously using a combination of front crawl and breaststroke; swim 20 yds, surface dive to 10 ft, retrieve a 10 lb brick, swim 20 yds with the brick in your hands, and exit water within 1 min, 40 seconds; and tread water for two minutes without hands. Please note: The Broomfield Aquatics Department begins hiring for the summer 2018 season beginning in February 2018. Please register and take classes accordingly! Please note: full attendance is mandatory for certification!
Age: 15 years and older Location: BCC

Red Cross Re-Certification Classes


These classes are for those who possess the skills and knowledge necessary to meet all the requirements set forth by the American Red Cross and need to renew their certifications. Participants must produce a copy of their current or expired certification at the beginning of the course. If it has been more than one year since your certification has expired, you must sign up for a full course. Participants must bring their own pocket masks. If you do not have a pocket mask, we have them available for purchase for $12. If you need a class but do not see a date that works for you, contact A.J. at 303-460-6948 or abenefield@broomfield.org.

CPR, AED, and First Aid Re-Certification

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This class is for individuals who possess the skills and knowledge necessary to meet all the requirements set forth by the American Red Cross and need to renew their certification. Participants must produce a copy of their current certification at the beginning of the course. If your certification has expired, you must sign up for a full course. Participants must bring their own pocket masks. If you do not have a pocket mask, we have them available for purchase for $12. Class size must meet a minimum of three participants enrolled or it may be cancelled. For more information please contact AJ at 303.460.6948 or abenefield@Broomfield.org. There is a short review, then testing. No skills will be taught. Participants must successfully complete all skills without assistance as well as pass a written test on the first attempt.
Age: 15 years and older        Location: PDRC

Lifeguard Recertification

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This class is for those individuals who wish to recertify their Lifeguard Training certification. Participants must produce a copy of their current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training certification at the beginning of the course. If your certification will be beyond 30 days expired by the end of the course, then you must sign up for a full course. Participants must bring their own pocket masks. If you have misplaced your pocket mask, we have them available for purchase for $12. Successful candidates will receive certification from the American Red Cross. 
Age: 15 years and older         Location: various*
* The final day of class will be held at BCC to perform deep water testing