The University of San Francisco: Koret Health And Recreation Center
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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


Summer 2015 Classes

Upcoming Classes: 

Monday- Friday August 3-7 9am-4pm*

*Please note all classes are mandatory!


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

Signups for the class are online. You can sign up here. If you are a USF Student and this is your first time using ActiveNet, please use your USF email (without the 'dons') and click "forgot password".  For non-USF students, please create an account. 

For other information about registration, or questions regarding the course please email