Lifeguard Certification

Interested in becoming a lifeguard at Georgia Tech? We offer lifeguard certification courses throughout the year with Ellis and Associates, Inc. 

Class Prerequisites

  • Swim continuous crawl or breaststroke – 500 meters
  • Feet first surface dive to 17 ft deep and retrieve a 10 lb. brick, bring to the surface
  • Tread water without using arms for five minutes 

Course Dates

Next course: Thursday, Oct. 18th through Sunday, Oct. 21st

Thu, Oct 18 2018 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM  
Fri, Oct 19 2018 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM  
Sat, Oct 20 2018 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM  
Sun, Oct 21 2018 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Important Class Information

  • Training starts in room 134
  • Book will be handed out first day of class
  • Bring a pen and/or pencil each day
  • Bring a swimsuit and towel each day
  • You will be very active while learning skills in the water, so wear an appropriate swimsuit

Pricing & Registration

Cost: $50 including book and licensing fee
Please note: Cost may be reimbursed after employment

Registration: Register online at or at the Member Services desk