Red Cross Safety Classes
Our Red Cross Safety Training Classes are led by skilled & experienced instructors & held at AVAC.
Call us at 408.267.4032, visit Swim School Customer Service, or email us.
Cancellation: The Wednesday prior to the start of the course will be the last day to cancel for a full refund. Please double check that you are able to attend every class session for the full time as there are NO MAKE UPS unless previously arranged. If you need to cancel Friday or Saturday (after the prerequisite swim test), there will be a $65 charge for equipment. Any cancellations after that are $65 for equipment and $25 per day for instruction.
Course 1: April 23
Course 2: September 17
1 - 4 pm
AVAC Member • $60
Guest • $70
Course 1: 2/24, 2/25, 2/26, 3/4, 3/5
2 - 8 pm
AVAC Member • $315
Guest • $350
Course 1: 2/25, 2/26, 3/4, 3/5
Course 2: 3/25, 3/26, 4/1, 4/2
2 - 8 pm
AVAC Member • $310
Guest • $330
Course 1: 2/26, 3/4, 3/5
Course 2: 3/26, 4/1, 4/2
2 - 8 pm
AVAC Member • $205
Guest • $225
Learn the skills necessary to give appropriate care, regardless of the type of emergency. This course explains the emergency medical services (EMS) system, & emphasizes the need for rapid medical assistance in an emergency, & provides instruction on CPR, use of an AED, caring for shock, & more.
Basic First Aid
Focuses on life-threatening & non-life-threatening injuries & illnesses such as seizures, stroke, wounds, musculoskeletal injuries, hypothermia, heat exhaustion, & much more.
Designed for professional rescuers, babysitters, parents, & anyone interested in learning how to recognize & respond to aquatic emergencies. It is the required course to work in California as a lifeguard at a swimming pool or water play area. Through combination of classroom lessons, videos, & in-water skill sessions, participants will learn overall what it takes to prevent aquatic injuries & respond to emergencies.
View Red Cross Lifeguard Manual
Lifeguard Instructor (LGI)
Get certified to teach Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid, CPR, & more. Instructor candidates must be 17 years old, able to test out of all Red Cross Lifeguard written & skills tests on the first day, & be comfortable presenting in front of a group using various instruction techniques. Remember to bring your bathing suit, CPR mask, valid LGT/CPR/AED card & valid LGI certification.
Wilderness First Aid
Love the outdoors? Want to learn some advanced first aid techniques? This outdoor, hands-on class will prepare you to respond to any emergency, especially when professional help is delayed. Held at Vasona Park.
Held at Almaden Valley Athletic Club®
5400 Camden Avenue, San Jose CA 95124