Lifeguard Certification

Interested in becoming a lifeguard at a pool? The University Center Pool offers American Red Cross Deep-water lifeguard certification right on the Coral Gables campus.

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Course Information

Full Certification Course Recertification Course Lifeguarding Instructor Full Course LGI/ IT Review Course*
Student, Faculty, and Staff $155 $70 $200 $85
Alumni $190 $90 $250 $105
Community Members $225 $110 $300 $125

*+$50 if you select to add on a base-level lifeguarding test for instructors

All costs will be paid on-site at the UC Pool. In order to receive the discounted student, faculty, and staff rate, you must present a valid 'Cane Card at purchase.

The UC Pool Front Desk has officially gone paperless which means that all payments must be made in the form of credit or debit card. Payments in the form of cash and check are no longer accepted under any circumstances.

Certification Dates

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