BSA Lifeguard Training

BSA Lifeguard Training
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Age Requirement
Birthdate cannot be after 4/13/2009
Chaffey High School Pool 1245 N. Euclid
Ontario, CA 91762, US
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To provide professional lifeguards for BSA operated facilities, council aquatics committees, and year-round aquatics programming. In addition, this training is intended to meet the requirements of government agencies for operations at a regulated swimming venue.

Required Paperwork – Needed Upon Arrival

  • BSA Annual Health and Medical Record, Parts A, B1, and B2.
  • Show evidence of current training in the BSA Safe Swim Defense.
    • Go to to complete this.
  • Show evidence of completion of the online portion of CPR.
    • Access will be given to the students by the instructor once they sign up for the course.


  • Must be 15 years of age or older as of April 13, 2024.
  • Completion of Lifesaving Merit Badge or BSA Aquatics Supervision: Swimming and Water Rescue course highly recommended.

Required Skills Check:

  • Must complete the following upon arrival of the first day.
    • Complete the BSA Swim Check.
    • After the swim check, continue to swim 450 yards using in good form using the front crawl or breaststroke or a combination of either.  Swimming on the back or side is not allowed.
    • Immediately following the above swim, tread water for two minutes with the legs only and the hands under the armpits.
    • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using a front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7 to 10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, surface, swim on your back with the object 20 yards back to the starting point with both hands holding the object, and exit the water, all within 1 minute, 40 seconds.

Need to bring the following:

Appropriate Swimsuit
2 Towels
Water Bottle
Flip Flops/ Sandals
Lunch for both days

$175.00 per Participant


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