Lifeguard Certification

Interested in becoming a lifeguard at Georgia Tech? We offer lifeguard certification courses throughout the year with Ellis and Associates, Inc. 

Class Prerequisites

  • Swim continuous crawl or breaststroke – 500 meters
  • Feet first surface dive to 17 ft deep and retrieve a 10 lb. brick, bring to the surface
  • Tread water without using arms for five minutes 

Course Dates

Next course: Tuesday, Jan. 15th through Thursday, Jan. 24st

Course One:  
Tues, Jan 15 2019 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Thurs, Jan 17 2019 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Tues, Jan 22 2019 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Thurs, Jan 24 2019  6:00 PM to 10:00 PM 
Course Two:  
Tues, Feb 12 2019 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Thurs, Feb 14 2019  6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Tues, Feb 19 2019 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Thurs, Feb 21 2019 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Course Three:  
Tues, Mar 5 2019 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Thurs, Mar 7 2019 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Tues, Mar 12 2019 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Thurs, Mar 14 2019 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Course Four:  
Tues, Apr 9 2019 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Thurs, Apr 11 2019 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Tues, Apr 16 2019 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Thurs, Apr 18 2019 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Important Class Information

  • Training starts in room 134
  • Book will be handed out first day of class
  • Bring a pen and/or pencil each day
  • Bring a swimsuit and towel each day
  • You will be very active while learning skills in the water, so wear an appropriate swimsuit

Pricing & Registration

Cost: $50 including book and licensing fee
Please note: Cost may be reimbursed after employment

Registration: Register online at mycrc.gatech.edu or at the Member Services desk. Registration deadline is the first day of course.

* Hiring lifeguards must complete and pass certification course prior to employment