Tentative Time Schedule

Train to become a certified American Red Cross lifeguard and learn valuable skills including injury prevention, facility safety, patron surveillance, emergency preparation, rescue skills, victim assessment, first aid, CPR/AED and care for head, neck and spinal injuries.

PREREQUISITE: Participant must be able to swim 300 yards continuously, complete a timed retrieval of a 10lb object from a depth of 7ft.-10ft., tread water with no hands for 2 minutes in deep water.  In the event a participant fails to complete the prerequisite test, he/she may request a refund minus the $50 non-refundable fee or transfer to another Lifeguard Training Session at no additional cost.  Transfers will only be allowed once per participant for free. Participants 17 and under MUST be accompanied by an adult during the prerequisite activities. Participants must be present for pre-requisite testing and all four class days.
Pre-Requisite will take place on first day of class at 5pm.
Contact the McAllen Parks & Recreation Office for more information by calling 956-681-3333. 
Pre-Requisites: (Classes are currently not being offered)

Will take place on first day of registered class Thursday at 5pm.
Location: Boys Club Pool
(If under 18 a parent or guardian MUST be present for the prerequisites in case of an emergency.)


Fee: $125.00/ participant (Classes are currently not being offered)
Must pre-register for a session.
(Minimum age 15 years old)
(If under 18 a parent or guardian must be present for the prerequisites in case of an emergency.)

Skills Session:

Location: Boys Club Pool
Thursday and Friday – 5:30pm-9:00pm
Saturday and Sunday – 8:00am-8:00pm
*Please be on time to all sessions*

Session 2: March 02, 2020 to March 03, 2020

Session 3: March 16, 2020 to March 22, 2020

Session 4: March 30, 2020 to April 05, 2020

Session 5: April 13, 2020 to April 19, 2020

Session 6: April 27, 2020 to May 03, 2020

Session 7: May 04, 2020 to May 10, 2020

Session 8: May 11, 2020 to May 17, 2020

Session 9: May 18, 2020 to May 24, 2020

Session 10: June 01, 2020 to June 07, 2020