Class Schedules

  • A $50 non-refundable deposit is required at least 5 days before start of the class, the balance to be paid at the start of the class.
  • Payment for class should be completed online or by check/money order payable to “Community Pool Service”, we do NOT accept cash. (When paying online class must be paid in full.)
  • There are no refunds once the class has started.
  • Training cost discounts are only available to Community Pool Service employees and require a specific code which can be obtained from your staffer. Training for non-Community Pools employees is full price-$350.00.
  • Each trainee must complete the pre-course prior to the start of their class. To successfully complete a pre-course you must swim 300 meters mix of breaststroke and freestyle, tread water without hands for 2 minutes and retrieve a 10 pound brick from 8 feet of water.
  • To register click the links below or email with your full name, class date and contact information.
  • To be fully prepared for the class arrive 15 minutes prior to start time and please bring with you, paper and pen/pencil, proof of age, towel, swimsuit, and lunch/snack.
  • Please note that some of our training locations may require parking fees or permits, be sure you are aware of any specific regulations by contacting the location or our main office. CPS is not responsible for any parking fees which may be incurred.

*To view Facts about Lifeguarding click Here.


Cert TypePretestCourseLocationCostRegister
Red Cross-CPS7/17 1pm-2pm7/17 2pm-10pm,
7/18 12pm-10pm,
7/19 12pm-10pm
Montgomery White Oak Pool
11434 Lockwood Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20904
$150.00Register Here
Red Cross-CPS7/28 10am-6pm7/29 10am-6pm,
7/30 10am-6pm
Lorring Park Apartments
2740 Lorring Drive
Forestville, MD 20747
$150.00Register Here
Red Cross-CPS7/26 8am-10am (Pool)7/26 11:30am-6:30pm (Office)
7/27 8am-12:30pm (Pool),
7/27 1:30pm-6:30pm (Office),
7/28 8am-12:30pm (Pool)
7/28 1:30pm-6:30pm (Office)
Pool Portion: Meadows of Chantilly
4200 Airline Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151
Classroom portion:
CPS VA Office
4511-F Daly Drive
Chantilly, VA 20151
$150.00Register Here

Pool Operator Course

American Lifeguard Association-VA AnytimeOnline/JCC Fairfax$145.00View Details Here
CPO-Maryland5/19 5pm-9:30pm5600 Ashburn Terrace
Frederick, MD 21703
$150.00Register Here