Register Now! Download and print out our registration form and mail it to us (FSU Campus Recreation / Aquatics, 210 Leach Center, Tallahassee, FL 32306) or stop by FSU Aquatics Director's Office located on the Pool Deck at the Leach Center weekdays between 5 pm and 9 pm. Sorry, no phone registration is available. Make checks / money orders payable to FSU.
The American Red Cross lifeguard training program provides 30 hours of professional lifeguard training with CPR/AED and first aid skills. Prerequisites include being 15 years old, swimming 300 yards continuously, recovering a 10-pound brick from a depth of 12 feet and swimming 20 yards with the brick using both hands and keeping your face above water (this skill must be completed in 100 seconds).
FSU Students: $125/session, Non-Students: $150/session. Failure to pass the prerequisite skills will result in a partial refund of $75.
Adult CPR / First Aid / AED for the Lay Responder
The purpose of this 5-hour course is to give individuals the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide care for injuries and sudden illnesses, including the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) for adult victims of sudden cardiac arrest, until EMS arrive. Must pass a written exam (35 questions) with a 80% or better and pass the skills evaluation.
FSU Students: $25/session, Non-Students: $45/session.
FSU Students: $60/session, Non-Students: $75/session
CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
This 4.5-hour course will certify individuals who are in positions (professional and personal) that may require them to give care in emergency situations (i.e. lifeguards, camp counselors, etc.). This course provides expanded modules of the information covered in the Lay Responder course.
FSU Students: $50/session, Non-Students: $65/session
These review courses are designed for individuals who are currently certified in LGT or CPR and need to renew their expiring cetification. Course will also renew CPR/AED for Pro Rescuer. Prequisites include proof of current LGT or CPR certifiction.
FSU Students: $30/session, Non-students: $45/session
Requested Individual Reviews (not on above schedule): $50.00 for everyone
Water Safety Instructor Training
This 30-hour instructor course is designed to train individuals to teach American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety courses. Prerequisites include a minimum age of 17 and successful completion of pretests.
FSU Students: $175.00, Non-Students: $250.00
Call the FSU Aquatics Staff at 850.644.4531 or email us for more information.