American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Classes

2017 Classes are 40 hours total and cost $49 ($35 Chicago Park District registration fee and $14 American Red Cross fee).  
Registration must be completed in two steps:

1. Register with the Chicago Park District
$35 fee includes book and CPR mask. Online registration requires credit card.  If registering in person on the first day of the class, you can pay with cash or credit.  Online registration will open two weeks prior to the start of class.
2.  Register with the American Red Cross
Online registration only (requires credit card).  Find the registration link on the Chicago Park District reciept, from the pervious step.  

Please bring mask and fins.

Classes subject to change due to maintenance plan, please call park location for more information or call (773) 363-2225.

American Red Cross Resources:


Location Address Phone Dates & Times
Welles Park 2333 W. Sunnyside Ave. (312) 742-7515 December 6 - 9 and December 13 - 16 (4:30pm - 9:30pm)
Ping Tom Park 1700 S. Wentworth Ave. (312) 225-0955 December 1 - 2, December 6 - 9 and December 13 - 16 (5:00pm - 9:00pm)
Harris Recreation Center 6200 S. Drexel Blvd. (312) 747-2795 December 1 - 2, December 6 - 9 and December 13 - 16 (5:00pm - 9:00pm)
Eckhart Park 1330 W. Chicago (312) 746-5553 January 24 – 27, January 31 – February 3, and February 7 – 10 (5:00pm - 8:30pm)
Ridge Park 9625 S. Longwood (312) 747-0402 February 7 – 11 and February 14 – 17 (4:00pm - 9:00pm, weekdays,12:30 - 4:30, Saturday)
Kennedy High School 5625 S. Mobile (312) 747-1276 February 7 – 10, February 14 – 17, and February 21 – 22 (5:00pm - 9:00pm)
Independence Park 3945 N. Springfield (773) 478-3538 February 17, February 21 – 24, February 28 – March 3, and March 7 (5:00pm - 9:00pm)
Sheridan Park 910 S. Aberdeen (312) 746-5370
(312) 533-7296 temp. #
February 21 – 24, February 28 – March 3 and March 7 – 8 (5:00pm - 9:00pm)
Gill Park 833 W. Sheridan (312) 742-5807 February 22 through March 24, Wednesdays and Fridays (5:30pm - 9:30pm)
Shabbona Park 6935 W. Addison (773) 685-6387 March 16 – 17, March 21 – 24, and March 28 – 31 (5:00pm - 9:00pm)
Don Nash Comm. Center 1833 E. 71st St. (773) 256-0906 March 21 – 24, 28 – 31, and April 1 (5:00pm - 9:00pm weekdays, 10:00am - 2:00pm Saturdays)
Homan Square Park 3517 W. Arthington (312) 746-6656 March 21 – 25 and March 28 – April 1 (5:00pm - 9:00pm weekdays, 12:30pm - 4:30pm Saturdays)
LaFollette Park 1333 N. Laramie (773) 287-1940 March 28 – March 31, April 4 – 7, and April 11 – 12  (4:00pm - 8:00pm)
Solorio High School 5400 S. Saint Louis (773) 535-9070 x13841 April 10 – 14 (8:00am - 4:00pm)  (Spring Break, Monday through Friday)
Foster Park 1440 W. 84th St. (312) 747-7612 April 10 – 14  (9:00am - 5:30pm)     (Spring Break, Monday through Friday)
Piotrowski Park 4247 W. 31st St. (312) 550-5564 April 10 – 14  (9:00am - 5:30pm)     (Spring Break, Monday through Friday)
Ellis Park 3520 S. Cottage Grove (773) 285-8737 April 15, April 18 – 22 and April 25 – 28  (12:00pm - 4:00pm Saturdays, 4:00pm - 8:00pm weekdays)
West Pullman Park 401 W. 123rd St. (312) 747-7340 April 15, April 18 – 22 and April 25 – 28  (1:00pm - 5:00pm Saturdays, 5:00pm - 9:00pm weekdays)
Hayes Park 2936 W. 85th St. (312) 745-2200 April 18 – 22  (9:00am - 5:30pm)  (Catholic School Break, Tuesday through Saturday)
Kosciuszko Park 2732 N. Avers (312) 742-7556 April 25 – 28, and May 2 – 5, and May 9 – 12  (5:00pm - 9:00pm)
Harrison Park 1824 S. Wood (312) 746-9490 April 25 – 28, and May 2 – 5, and May 9 – 10   (5:00pm - 9:00pm)

 



For questions, please contact the Chicago Park District Aquatics office at (773) 363-2225.