Training/Education

Daily lessons and full certifications are available at Brownstone Park. Advanced reservations are required for all training and education programs. You can contact us to make reservations. Remember, we have group rates available for youth groups and school field trips.

Day Sports Education LessonsPrice
Discover Climbing Lesson (45 minutes)
Participants 6 years and older, learn the fundamentals of climbing. Movement skill, strength and endurance are built by training with knowledgeable Instructors. Includes instruction & equipment.
$45
Hire a Dive Buddy (1/2 Day)
Are you a certified diver looking for a dive buddy? Our staff includes professional divers and you can reserve a morning or afternoon of diving to explore the diving opportunities at Brownstone Park.
$185

* Lessons programs do not include appropriate park admission.

Red Cross Lifeguard Training Programs

become-lifeguardBrownstone Park offers on-site American Red Cross lifeguard training available throughout the spring, summer and fall! Lifeguards protect their community by preventing, recognizing, and responding to water-related emergencies. In order to get a job at most facilities – including Brownstone Park – you need to become certified, and most employers look for American Red Cross Certification. Obtain your two-year certification by taking a Lifeguarding course from Brownstone Park. Courses take as little as 24 hours and emphasize hands-on training, supported by classroom instruction.

2016 Schedule

Class size is limited, so we suggest you sign up early for classes.

  • Waterfront Lifeguarding (Only): June 17 & 18, 2016 (2 Days)
  • Lifeguarding, Waterfront and Emergency Oxygen Administration (Class A): April 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 & 17, 2016 (6 Days)
  • Lifeguarding, Waterfront and Emergency Oxygen Administration (Class B): April 30, May 1, 7, 8, 14 & 15, 2016 (6 Days)
  • Lifeguarding and Waterfront (Class C): June 20 – 24, 2016 (5 Days)
  • Lifeguarding and Waterfront Lifeguarding (Class D): June 27 – July 1, 2016 (5 Days)
  • Lifeguarding and Waterfront Lifeguarding (Class E): July 11 – 15, 2016 (5 Days)

Contact our team for class information.

Core Courses
Topics for our two core courses include:

  • Water rescue skills
  • Surveillance and recognition
  • First aid/CPR/AED
  • Breathing and cardiac emergencies

Lifeguarding
For entry-level participants at all facility types
Course length: Less than 26 hours
Certification: Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED for two years

Shallow Water Lifeguarding
For entry-level participants at facilities/attractions with water less than 5 feet deep
Course length: 24 hours
Certification: Shallow Water Lifeguarding/ First Aid/CPR/AED for two years

Add-on Modules
These are available in traditional in-person training format only. Certification in a core course is a prerequisite.

Waterfront Skills (Required for Brownstone Park lifeguards)
For non-surf, open-water areas at public parks, resorts, camps and campgrounds
Course length: 5½ hours
Certification: Waterfront Skills for two years

Waterpark Skills
For waterpark environments and multi-attraction facilities
Course length: 3½ hours
Certification: Waterpark Skills for two years

Administering Emergency Oxygen
How to use emergency oxygen and breathing devices, including bag-valve-mask resuscitators (BVM)
Course length: less than two hours

Anaphylaxis & Epinephrine Auto-Injectors
How to administer an epinephrine auto-injector to an individual experiencing a severe allergic reaction
Course length: One hour

Asthma
How to administer an asthma inhaler to an individual experiencing an asthma attack
Course length: 45 minutes

Bloodborne Pathogens Training
How bloodborne pathogens are spread. How to avoid exposure. What to do if exposed to infectious material.
Choose classroom or new online training options
Course length: One to two hours

Red Cross Course Fees

CourseFee
Lifeguarding with CPR for Professional Rescuer and Waterfront$400
Waterfront Lifeguarding$125
Lifeguarding with CPR for Professional Rescuer and Waterfront (Review Class)$200

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Training/Education

Daily lessons and full certifications are available at Brownstone Park.

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