The University of San Francisco: Koret Health And Recreation Center

Lifeguard Training

A Red Cross certification program for prospective lifeguards. Includes CPR, First Aid, and Lifeguarding certificates upon successful completion. 

Prerequisites: Must be 15 yrs of age and be able to pass swim test given the first day of class 

  • 500 yd. swim using freestyle & breast
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using legs only
  • Retrieve a diving brick from 10ft. deep


Download the book: Lifeguard Training Manual


You can register for summer classes July 3st online  

Fall 2014 Classes



USF Student: $75.00
USF Faculty/Staff: $150.00
Non-Members/ High school students: $200.00

Signups will be online starting June 1st. You can create your account to expedite the process here  For other information about registration, or questions regarding the course please email