Waterfront Lifeguard Online Course

Note: You must Register Online for a class before you start the online course.

Prior to the in-class date, all participants must complete an online course thru the Red Cross Learning Center. The Red Cross fee for the online course is $35 which in addition to the class fee. Please allow 6-7 hours to complete the online course.

Important: The online course is NOT optimized for Google Chrome. For best results use Firefox browser and disable pop-up blockers.

Need Help? Watch our How To Video Guide.

Steps to complete the Online Course

To enroll and complete the online course click on each step below and follow the instructions in the order they are listed.

Step 1 - Access the Red Cross Learning Center

To access the Red Cross Learning Center:

  • Go to https://classes.redcross.org
  • Log-in to your existing account or click the “New User” link and set up an account (make note of your username and password for future access).
  • Once you are logged in, continue to step 2 below.

Note: If you already have an Red Cross account, enter your username and password to log-in. If you cannot remember your username and password, contact the Red Cross Training Support Center at 1-800-RED-CROSS. You may receive an email from the Red Cross confirming your profile registration, please do not use any links in the Red Cross email to complete the online course. Follow the directions in Step 2 and Step 3 below.

Step 2 - Add the online course to your account

Click on the link below that is next to the class date you are registered for (make sure to select the correct link). If the link does not open paste the URL in your web browser.

Class Dates Online Course Link Offering ID
Mar 19 & 20, 2016 04145399
Apr 23 & 24, 2016 04099807
May 21 & 22, 2016 04099872

At this point you should be logged in to the learning center and on the Create Order page.

  • Click “Confirm” on the Create Order Page.
  • Select Credit Card as the method of payment.
  • Enter your credit card information.
  • Click “Place Order” at the bottom of the page.
  • You are now enrolled in the online course, continue to step 3 below.

Step 3 - Complete the online course

Important: The online course is NOT optimized for Google Chrome. For best results use Firefox browser and disable pop-up blockers.

To complete online course:

  • Click the”My Learning” tab (top left)
  • From the My Enrollments page, Click the “Launch” link next to the online course
  • A small pop-up window will appear, Click on the online course title (in blue)
  • A larger pop-up window will appear to start the online course
  • Complete ALL online course lessons (1 thru 9) and complete the exam (at the end of the online course).
  • Print the progress report to verify completion of the online and bring it to the first class date.