2019 Classes are 40 hours total and cost $71 ($50 Chicago Park District registration fee and $21 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 a credit card.  If registering in person on the first day of the class, you can pay with cash or credit.  All classes will open for online registration on January 7.
2.  Register with the American Red Cross
Online registration only (requires a 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 the 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
       
Kennedy High School 5625 S. Mobile (312) 747-1276 February 4 - 8 and 11 - 15  (5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Ridge Park 9625 S. Longwood (312) 747-0402 February 12 - 16 and 19 - 22  (4:30 pm - 9:00 pm weekdays, 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm Saturday
Independence Park 3945 N. Springfield (773) 478-3538 February 15, 19 - 22, 26 - March 1, and March 5  (5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Gill Park 833 W. Sheridan (312) 742-5807 February 20 - March 22, Wednesdays and Fridays only  (5:30 pm - 9:30 pm)
LaFollette Park 1333 N. Laramie (773) 287-1940 February 26 - March 1, 5 - 8 and 12 - 13  (4:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Ellis Park 3520 S. Cottage Grove (773) 285-8737 March 5 - 8, 12 - 15 and 19 - 20  (4:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Shabbona Park 6935 W. Addison (773) 685-6387 March 7 - 8, 12 - 15 and 19 - 22  (5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
West Pullman Park 401 W. 123rd Street (312) 747-7340 March 18 - 22, and 25 - 29  (4:30 pm - 8:30 pm)
Eckhart Park 1330 W. Chicago (312) 746-5553 March 19 - 23, and 26 - 30  (5:00 pm - 8:30 pm weekdays, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Saturdays)
Don Nash Comm. Center 1833 E. 71st Street (773) 256-0906 April 2 - 6, and 9 - 13  (5:00 pm - 9:00 pm weekdays, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Saturdays)
Piotrowski Park 4247 W. 31st Street (312) 550-5564 April 15 - 19, CPS Spring Break  (9:00 am - 5:30 pm)
Foster Park 1440 W. 84th Street (312) 747-7612 April 15 - 19, CPS Spring Break  (9:00 am - 5:30 pm)
Whitney Young High School 210 S. Loomis (312) 882-5075 April 15 - 19, CPS Spring Break  (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
Uplift High School 900 W. Wilson Ave. (312) 742-7709 April 15 - 19, CPS Spring Break  (8:00am-4:30pm)
Chicago Agricultural High School 3857 W. 111th Street (312) 636-7507 April 15 - 19, CPS Spring Break  (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
Sheridan Park 910 S. Aberdeen  (312) 533-7296 April 22 - 26, Catholic School Spring Break  (9:00 am - 5:30 pm)
Hayes Park 2936 W. 85th Street (312) 745-2200 April 23 - 27, Catholic School Spring Break  (9:00 am - 5:30 pm)
Homan Square Park 3517 W. Arthington (312) 746-6656 April 30 - May 4, and May 7 - 11  (4:30 pm - 8:30 pm weekdays, 12:30 - 4:30 Saturdays)
Kosciuszko Park 2732 N. Avers (312) 742-7556 May 14 - 17, and May 21  -24  (5:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
Harrison Park 1824 S. Wood (312) 746-9490 May 14 - 18, and 21 - 24  (4:30 pm -9:00 pm weekdays, 12:30 - 4:30 Saturday)
McGuane Park 2901 S. Poplar (312) 747-7463 May 21 - 24, May 28 - June 1  (5:00 pm - 9:00pm weekdays, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Saturday)

 



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