Red Cross/Lifeguard Course, CPR/AED, and First-Aid. You need to be 15 years old before the last day of the course. You need to be a strong swimmer. The required prerequisite swim test: 300 Yard yard non-stop swim, 150 freestyle, 150 breaststroke. Tread water for two minutes w/ no hands. Brick timed deep-water swim response test. *You must attend aa class hours. Makeups may be possible dependent on the situation. You will do a 10 hour online portion of the class that you will receive on the first day of class through your email. Cost: $135.