Lifeguard Course

Lifeguard Course

Red Cross Lifeguard Course
2017 LIfeguard Course Info Coming Soon!
Downata Hot Springs Lifeguarding - 2017 schedule will be available by the end of February.   Registration and application deadline is February 15th.    We will only be training our own guards this year, so you must apply to work at Downata prior to taking the course.


Lifeguard Manual Link
Lifeguarding* (15+ years old)     

Lifeguards must be age 16 to apply for employment at Downata Hot Springs

American Red Cross Lifeguarding is ideal for people who want to work at traditional pools. The course teaches professionalism, patron and facility surveillance, victim recognition, equipment-based rescues, and caring for head, neck and back injuries. 25 hours for course + 10 hours pre-requisite swimming sessions.

Full Lifeguard Course
Cost: $150 – Includes certification, lap swimming, pocket mask and fanny pack and online e-manual. If you want a printed manual the cost is an additional $35 and you can order it online at Attendance is required to pass the lifeguard course. First meeting date will be January 14th, 2016 @ 7 pm at Downata Hot Springs Meeting Room. Lap swimming will be during the month of January and February  and the class will begin in March 3rd.   Deadline to apply for Downata and sign up for the lifeguard course is January 31st, 2016.   $25 non-refundable deposit due the first day of lap swimming and the balance due the first day of course. No refunds after the class has started. Taking the lifeguard course does not guarantee employment at Downata Hot Springs. However, we will only be training guards who apply at Downata this year.  Schedule will be available the end of February.
Lifeguard Online Form

Lifeguarding Recertification: 
 Cost: $75 + cost of pocket mask. *Must attend lifeguard course skills dates and CPR dates to certify. Includes lap swimming in January & February if needed.

Red Cross CPR/AED Courses:  
CPR for the Professional Rescuer/AED/Oxygen 2 year Re-certification: 
$50 + cost of pocket mask. Bring your own pocket mask or purchase one at class for about $15.   

Lifeguard course : $150 - Includes CPR
Lifeguard recertification: $75 + cost of fanny pack & CPR masks. (adult & infant) 
CPR Recertification $50 + cost of CPR masks (adult & infant)
WSI: $150 + cost of books
CPR for the Professional Rescuer: $65 + cost of CPR masks (adult & infant)
You may call with a credit card payment, Pay Pal or mail us a check payable to 
Downata Hot Springs at Downata Hot Springs, P.O. Box 185, Downata Road, Downey, Idaho 83234 ‚óŹ (208) 897-5736. $25 non-refundable due on the first lap swimming class or registration of course and balance due the first day of course
*Student must be 15 years of age by the last day of class which will be the first weekend in May of 2014. WSI must be 16 years of age

To register call 208-897-5736 or email us at OR use the form below:

Lifeguard Course Registration Form

Lifeguarding $150 - includes mask
Lifeguard Recertification: $75
WSI - $150 + book packet
CPR Recertification - $50 + mask ($15)
CPR for Professional Rescuer - $65 + Mask ($15)
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