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Learn the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies in the American Red Cross Lifeguard course at SFA. You will also learn how to provide professional-level care until emergency medical services arrive for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses.

Prerequisites:

  • Successfully complete the online Introduction to the Lifeguarding course prior to the pre-course skills session. The pre-course skill session includes a 300-meter swim, brick retrieval and a two-minute tread.
  • Obtain all participant materials before entering the first session of the course. Materials consist of the lifeguarding course presentation and/or DVD and the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Manual (print or digital).

$133 for members
$183 for non-members

Read the cancellation and refunds policy before visiting the Student Recreation Center administration office to register. 

Feb. 17 to 19, 2023

Course dates Pre-Course Skills Registration Deadline
5 to 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17
9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18
and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19.
6:30 p.m. Feb. 15 6:30 p.m. Feb. 15

Recertification review course

This course is best suited for those with current lifeguarding certification who simply need to renew.

$73 for members
$138 for non-members

Read the cancellation and refunds policy before visiting the Student Recreation Center administration office to register. 

Course is held 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.

Course Date Pre-Course Skills Test Registration Deadline
Oct. 15 6:30 p.m. Oct. 12 Oct. 10

 

Contact

Campus Recreation
936.468.3507
campusrec@sfasu.edu
Staff directory

Hours of Operation

Physical Address:
Student Recreation Center
1817 Wilson Drive

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13016, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962