Lifeguarding & CPR / First Aid

Promoting a Safe Culture Through Education

The APEX Centre is proud to offer top-of-the-line courses in first aid and CPR, babysitting and lifeguarding through the American Red Cross. Call the Apex Centre Aquatics Department at 972-547-9029 to sign up for a course or get answers to your questions. 

Courses Offered

Lifeguarding - The American Red Cross Lifeguarding training course teaches the skills you need to promote safety and respond to aquatic emergencies. Upon successful completion of this course, certificates will include: Lifeguarding / Water Park, First Aid and CPR / AED for the Professional Rescuer. Emergency oxygen available upon request. Sign up for the next course using our online registration system, or call the Aquatics Department at 972-547-9029. 

CPR / lifeguard class

The prerequisite test will take place on the first day of class. Students will need to demonstrate a 300-yard continuous swim demonstrating rhythmic breathing, a timed 20-yard-in-water brick retrieval and two minutes of treading water using legs only.

Babysitter - Participants must be 13 years of age or older to sign up. The American Red Cross Babysitter Course teaches skills needed to work as a fun and safe babysitter. Upon successful completion of the course, certificates will include: Babysitter Certification, First Aid and CPR / AED.  Sign up for this course using ouronline registration system or call the Aquatics Department at 972-547-9029.

First Aid and CPR - Participants must be 15 years of age or older to sign up. The course is designed for individuals who have a duty to respond to a cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements, or anyone wanting to learn basic First Aid and CPR.  

  • Content
    • Adult / Child CPR with mask
    • Adult / Child Choking
    • Adult / Child AED
    • First Aid

This course is for police officers, firefighters, security guards, airline personnel and lifeguards. The course is also ideal for workplace safety training to protect customers and employees in restaurants, shopping malls, hotels and resorts, daycare or senior centers, fitness centers and amusement parks. Sign up for this course using our online registration system or call the Aquatics Department at 972-547-9029.