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American Red Cross - Northwest Louisiana Chapter  
Lifeguarding & Water Safety Instructor Training

Lifeguard and Water Safety instructor (WSI) trainings are an important part of the American Red Cross Aquatics program. The Red Cross trains individuals for these positions annually from January through July. Lifeguard applicants must be at least 15 years of age by the end of the class, WSI applicants must be 17 years of age.

Classes for the next year will be scheduled in November and will begin in March. If you would like more information on Lifeguard or WSl Training, or would like to be informed about classes when they are scheduled, click here and let us know.

Lifeguard Training - Must be 15 years old by the end of the class.
Course Fee: $125.00 Shreveport-Bossier City/   $135.00 Ruston

Course Dates:
SHREVEPORT/ BOSSIER CITY
Course #1 - Friday - Sunday (2 weekends) - March 14th-16th & 21st-22nd - Registration Date: March 7th at 3:30pm;
Course #2 - Friday - Sunday (2 weekends) - April 4th-6th & 11th-13th - Registration Date: March 28th at 3:30pm;
Course #3 - Friday - Sunday (2 weekends) - April 25th-27th & May 2nd-4th - Registration Date: April 17th at 3:30pm;
Course #4 - Friday - Sunday (2 weekends) - May 16th-18th & 23rd-25th - Registration Date: May 9th at 3:30pm;
Course #5 - Friday - Sunday (2 weekends) - June 6th-8th & 13th-15th - Registration Date: May 30th at 3:30pm;
Course #6 - Friday - Sunday (2 weekends) - June 20th-22nd & 27th-29th - Registration Date: June 13th at 3:30pm;

RUSTON
Course #1 - Friday - Sunday (2 weekends) - April 4th-6th & 18th-20th - Register by March 28th;
Course #2 - Friday - Sunday (2 weekends) - May 2nd-4th & 9th-11th - Register by April 25th;
Course #3 - Friday - Sunday (2 weekends) - May 30th-June 1st & June 6th-8th - Register by May 23rd

Lifeguard Retraining - For current lifeguards.
Course Fee: $75.00 Shreveport-Bossier City/     $85.00 Ruston

Course Dates: 
SHREVEPORT/BOSSIER CITY
Course #1 - Friday - Sunday - April 11th-13th - Registration Date: April 4th at 3:30pm;
Course #2 - Friday - Sunday - May 2nd-4th - Registration Date: April 25th at 3:30pm;
Course #3 - Friday - Sunday - June 13th-15th - Registration Date: June 6th at 3:30pm;

RUSTON
Course #1 - Friday - Sunday - April 4th-6th - Register by March 28th;
Course #2 - Friday - Sunday - May 2nd-4th - Register by April 25th;
Course #3 - Friday - Sunday - May 30th-June 1st - Register by May 23rd

Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Training - Must be 17 years old by the end of the course.
Course Fee: $140.00

Course Dates:
SHREVEPORT/ BOSSIER CITY
Course #1 - Tuesday & Friday - Sunday (2 weeks) - April 22nd - May 4th - Registration: April 17th at 3:30pm;
Course #2
- Tuesday & Friday - Sunday (2 weeks) - June 3rd - June 15th - Registration: May 30th at 3:30pm