Lifeguard Training

Parks and Recreation Director

Sheryl Ely
(865) 215-4311

Lakeshore Park
5930 Lyons View Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919

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American Red Cross Lifeguard Information

The City of Knoxville Parks & Recreation Department has been a Licensed Training Provider of American Red Cross Safety Courses since 1989. Earn a two year lifeguard certification in one of our American Red Cross lifeguard training courses.  We offer FREE LIFEGUARD PREP SCHOOL to all registered students.  This allows students the opportunity to see and practice pre-course skills with instructors, Monday & Wednesday evenings in March from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm, for students that schedule ahead.


Instructor Contact:  Randy Love | 865-300-4624 |
Location:  Adaptive Recreation Center / Elmer Brine Pool
Course Dates:  April 4-7 | April 11-14 | April 25-28
        To Register for April 4-7:  Click here
        To Register for April 11-14:  Click here
        To Register for April 25-28:  Click here
Times:   Thursday & Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sunday 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Course Fee:   $150.00
Pre Course Test:  2 minute water tread | Timed brick retrieval | 300 Yards Swim

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