2018 Classes are 40 hours total and cost $65 ($50 Chicago Park District registration fee and $15 American Red Cross fee).  
Registration must be completed in two steps:

1. Register with the Chicago Park District
$50 fee includes book, hip pack 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 receipt, from the previous 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.

View the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Manual


Location Address Phone Dates & Times
       
Eckhart Park 1330 W. Chicago (312) 746-5553 January 23 – 26, January 30 – February 2, and February 6 – 9 (5:00pm - 8:30pm)
Kennedy High School 5625 S.  Mobile  (312) 747-1276 February 5-9 and February 12-16  (5:00pm - 9:00pm)                                                                 
Ridge Park 9625 S. Longwood (312) 747-0402 February 13 – 17 and February 20 – 23 (4:30pm - 9:00pm weekdays,12:30 - 4:30 Saturday)
Independence Park 3945 N. Springfield (773) 478-3538 February 16, February 20 – 23, February 27 – March 2, and March 6 (5:00pm - 9:00pm)
Gill Park 833 W. Sheridan (312) 742-5807 February 21 - March 23, Wednesdays and Fridays (5:30pm - 9:30pm)
LaFollette Park 1333 N. Laramie (773) 287-1940 February 27 - March 2, March 6-9 and March 13-14  (4:00pm - 8:00pm)
Ellis Park 3520 S. Cottage Grove (773) 285-8737 March 6 - 9, March 13 - 16 and March 20 - 21  (4:00pm - 8:00pm)
Shabbona Park 6935 W. Addison (773) 685-6387 March 8 – 9, March 13 – 16, and March 20 – 23 (5:00pm - 9:00pm)
Piotrowski Park 4247 W. 31st St. (312) 747-6608 March 26 - 30  (9:00am - 5:30pm)     (CPS Spring Break, Monday through Friday)
Foster Park 1440 W. 84th St. (312) 747-7612 March 26 - 30  (9:00am - 5:30pm)     (CPS Spring Break, Monday through Friday)
West  Pullman 401 W. 123rd St. (312) 747-7340 March 26 - 30  (9:00am - 5:30pm)     (CPS Spring Break, Monday through Friday
Sheridan Park 910 S. Aberdeen (312) 533-7296 March 27-30, April 3-6 and April 10-11 (5:00 - 9:00pm)
Homan Square Park 3517 W. Arthington (312) 746-6656 April 3-7, April 10-13, April 17  (4:30pm - 8:30pm weekdays, 12:30pm - 4:30pm Saturdays)
Hayes Park 2936 W. 85th St. (312) 745-2200 April 3-7   (9:00am-5:30pm, Catholic School Break)
Don Nash Comm. Center 1833 E. 71st St. (773) 256-0906 April 3-7, April 10-13  (5:00pm-9:00pm weekdays, 10:00am-2:00pm Saturdays)
Kosciuszko Park 2732 N. Avers (312) 742-7556 April 24-27, May 1-4 and May 8-9  (5:00pm - 9:00pm)
McGuane Park 2901 S. Poplar (312) 747-7463 April 24-27, May 1-4 and May 8-9 (5:00pm - 9:00pm)

 



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