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-CPS5/21 5pm-9pm5/22 4pm-8pm,
5/23 4pm-8pm,
5/24 4pm-8pm,
5/25 4pm-8pm,
5/26 4pm-9pm
Parkview Gardens Apartments
6553 64th Avenue
Riverdale, MD 20737
$150.00Register Here
Red Cross-CPS5/22 4pm-9pm5/23 4pm-9pm,
5/24 4pm-9pm,
5/25 4pm-9pm,
5/26 4pm-9pm
Great Falls Swim and Tennis
761 Walker Road
Great Falls, VA 22066
$150.00Register Here
Red Cross-Rouse Center6/13 7:30pm 6/17 8am-5pm,
6/18 8am-4pm,
6/24 8am-4pm,
6/25 8am-12pm
Jeff Rouse Swim and Sport Center
1600 Mine Road
Stafford, VA 22554
Class Price= $300
To register contact Brian Cann at 540-318-6332 or
Red Cross-CPS6/23 10am-6pm6/24 10am-6pm,
6/25 10am-6pm
Lorring Park Apartments
2740 Lorring Drive
Forestville, MD 20747
$150.00Register Here
Red Cross-CPS7/21 10am-6pm7/22 10am-6pm,
7/23 10am-6pm
Lorring Park Apartments
2740 Lorring Drive
Forestville, MD 20747
$150.00Register Here

Pool Operator Course

American Lifeguard Association-VA AnytimeOnline/JCC Fairfax$145.00View Details Here
CPO-Maryland05/20 9am-5pmCommunity Pool Service-MD Office
7668 Standish Place, Suite C
Rockville, MD 20855
CPS Employee= $100
Register Here
CPO-Virginia5/21 9am-5:30pmChinquapin Park Pool
3210 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22302
$125 if registered by 5/14, $145 afterTo register complete this form and email it to or call 703-906-5010
CPO-Virginia5/22 5pm-9pm,
5/24 5pm-9pm
Charles Houston Recreation Center
901 Wythe Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
$125 if registered by 5/15, $145 afterTo register complete this Form and email it to or call 703-906-5010