Campus Recreation

University of Mississippi

Campus Recreation Aquatics offers full American Red Cross Lifeguard certification courses. Participants must attend all three days of the session to receive certification. Sessions will run on the following days:

Session I March 23-25
Session II April 6-8
Session III April 13-15

Class times for each session will be:

Friday 6-9pm
Saturday 10am-4pm
Sunday 1pm-5pm

Participants must be at least 15 years old on or before the final scheduled class of their intended session. The course cost is $250. Payment may be made following the completion of the swim prerequisite in either cash, card, or check written out to the University of Mississippi.

If you are interested in registering for a session please email swim@olemiss.edu to schedule a day and time (Monday thru Friday between 9am and 5pm) to complete the swim prerequisite. The swim prerequisite entails:

  • 300 yard continuous swim (goggles may be worn)
  • 2 minute tread using only the legs
  • 13 ft diving brick retrieval

We look forward to working with you!