Lifeguard Services

Expert Training and Certification

Saving lives isn’t a job to take lightly! Umbrella Aquatic Group certified trainers provide the highest level of training that prepares each participant to be a well rounded and prepared lifeguard. Umbrella will handle all the training for those looking to lifeguard for the first time or for those whose certifications have expired. Our class work is done both a in-person and blended learning course format.

The prerequisites for this course include being 15 years of age and having passed the pre-course swimming skills test.

Skills Test Details: 

* 300 Yard Swim (300 yards of freestyle or breaststroke).

* Swim out 20 yards, surface dive 7ft – 10ft deep, retrieve a 10 pound weight from the bottom of the pool, return to the surface, and swim it back 20 yards to the start position. Timed at 1 minute and 40 seconds.

* Tread water with no arms for 2 minutes.

Successful participants will receive Lifeguard Certifications from Red Cross as well as CPR/AED and First Aid Certifications

** For questions or to register for a class, click below or email Coach Sarah -**


Lifeguard Certification Class Dates

Classes will be held 9am - 6pm both days. Participants will need to complete both days of class in order to be eligible for certification.  

Class Cost: $300 (10% discount for EAC members)

  • Feb 20 & 27

  • Mar 20 & 27

  • Apr 24 & 25

  • May 1 & 2



Class Dates

Classes will be held from 5pm - 8pm the first day and 9am - 4pm the second day. Participants will need to complete both days of class in order to be eligible for recertification.

Class Cost: $200 (10% discount for EAC members)

  • Jan 16 & 25

  • Mar 5 & 6


The Instructor Team

American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard Instructors


Vavina Lapham

Lifeguard Instructor

Experienced, trustworthy, fun. Instructor Vavina's has many year of experience under her belt to provide an in depth and complete course experience to ensure all lifeguards are certified with the highest level training.


Sarah Jones

Lifeguard Instructor

As an public educator, guard, and coach, Instructor Sarah uses her years of experience to provide a well rounded, clear, creative, and structured setting for prospective lifeguards and recertification guards to receive their training.



We are an American Red Cross Course Provider!

We’re dedicated to ensuring high quality courses taught by talented and well knowledgeable and experienced instructors. Across three locations in the Triad, we provide a variety of American Red Cross Certifications.


Lifeguard Certification

American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses.


Recertification - Lifeguarding

Recertification option for currently certified lifeguards. Review skills include water rescues, CPR for the Professional Rescuer and first aid. The course incorporates a blended learning format with online training videos, classroom skills and water rescue activities.


CPR/First Aid/AED Training

American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program helps participants recognize and respond
appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies. The courses in this program teach skills that
participants need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced
medical personnel arrive and take over. This


Lifeguard Job Application

Are you interested in being an Umbrella Aquatic Lifeguard? Apply here and we will work to get you placed!  (must be certified - check out our classes!  We can help with that!)