Thank you for registering with North Star! We are excited to offer you American Red Cross Lifeguarding Blended Learning Course. Blended learning combines online learning with on-site skills sessions where you'll practice skills and demonstrate competency. Please plan to complete the online lessons of your training at least two days prior to your on-site skills session. You will receive an email from us the weekend before with details on your class schedule.
If you have any difficulty logging in, please contact the American Red Cross Help Line at 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). Create your ID and Login as soon as possible; please do not wait. You can take your time to complete the course work, but issues logging in require assistance from the Red Cross Support center and may take time to resolve.
Please follow the link below to login to the online classroom.
There is approximately 7 hours of work you need to complete BEFORE class starts.
The 2017 program gives you immediate access to the classroom.
** Be Sure to Bookmark this page **
* LOG IN NOW. If you have difficulty, you may need help from the Support Center. (if it
does not open, copy and paste the URL into your browser).
* If you do not already have an account, you will need to create one – click the “New User”
link and complete the information for the account –please make note of your username
and password for future access to the online content.
* If you need assistance accessing the online session, please contact the American Red
Cross Training Support Center at 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
FYI, your instructor cannot access your account or see if you've completed your assignments. It is your responsibility to complete all work before the first pool session and bring your completion report to class.
Please bring the following items to the start of the class sessions:
Online classroom Completion report.
Liability waiver - download below (We will have copies pool side)
COVID-19 Acknowledgement - download below (We will have copies pool side)
Well-fitting swim suit (one piece or trunks)
Goggles for pre-course swim test (if needed)
Change of clothes, comfortable athletic wear (we will be dry for half the class)
Lunch, or money for lunch (you will be given time to eat each day)
Be sure to familiarize yourself with the information before class. You can access a free digital copy of the Lifeguard Manual here. Loaner copies will be available during class.
If the link doesn't work, copy and paste this in your browser:
Lifeguard Manual https://www.redcross.org/content/dam/redcross/training-services/no-index/LG_PM_digital.pdf
Schedule: Blended classes work on the following schedule:
Saturday 8am-9am - Swim Test
9am-12pm - CPR Training - Classroom
12mp-1pm - Lunch (Pack your own or bring money)
1pm-5pm - Pool Skills
5pm-7pm - CPR Training
Sunday 8am-10am - First Aid Training - Classroom
10am-1pm - Pool Skills
1pm-2pm - Lunch
2pm-5pm - Pool Skill Review & Pool Test
5pm-7pm - Classroom - Written Tests
Liability Waiver - North Star Lifeguards
Red Cross Lifeguard Manual PDF
Red Cross Learning Course Login (Online Lessons to be completed BEFORE your class)
Other Helpful Links
Re-print your Lifeguard Certification
North Texas Aquatics Association