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. 
  • Refund Policy: For a full refund you must cancel at least 5 days before the class start date, for a refund minus the $50 deposit you must cancel within 48 hours. There are no refunds once the class has started. If you need to cancel your class please email training@communitypools.com. 
  • 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 training@communitypools.com 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.

FULL LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION CLASS

Cert TypePretestCourseLocationCostRegister
Red Cross-CPS11/16 5pm-10pm11/17 5pm-10pm,
11/18 12pm-10pm,
11/19 12pm-10pm
Lakeforest Sport and Health
700 Russell Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
$150.00Register Here
Red Cross-CPS12/7 5pm-10pm12/8 5pm-10pm,
12/9 12pm-10pm,
12/10 12pm-10pm
Lakeforest Sport and Health
700 Russell Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
$150.00Register Here
Red Cross-CPS12/14 5:30pm-9:30pm12/15 5pm-9pm,
12/16 8:15am-7:15pm.
12/17 8:15am-7:15pm
George Mason University
4520 Patriot Circle
Fairfax, VA 22030
$150.00Register Here
Red Cross-CPS12/14 5:30pm-9:30pm12/15 5pm-9pm,
12/16 8:15am-7:30pm,
12/17 8:15am-7:15pm
Parkview Gardens Apartments
6259 64th Avenue, #2
Riverdale, MD 20737
$150.00Register Here

Pool Operator Course

 Date/TimeLocationCostRegister
CPO-Maryland11/11 9am-6pmMaryland Office
7668 Standish Place, Suite C
Rockville, MD 20855
$100.00Register Here
CPO-Maryland12/9 9am-6pmMaryland Office
7668 Standish Place, Suite C
Rockville, MD 20855
$100.00Register Here