American Red Cross Training

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The Aquatic Center offers a full array of American Red Cross Training. 

To register for a CPR training class, contact our office at 660.627.1485 or e-mail Robin Harden at  Please register at least 1 week prior to the class start date. 

Adult CPR/AED 
1st and 3rd Thursday of each month
9:00 am : Full Course - $60, Re-certification Course - $40

Add pediatric skills to this course for $10.

First Aid Training
First Aid may be added to any training course for $20.

Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Providers 
2nd Thursday of each month 
9:00 am: Full Course - $90, Re-certification Course - $60

If any of the scheduled class times do not fit your schedule we will be glad to hold a class that meets your needs for an additional $20 fee, pending instructor availability.  If you are looking for a course not listed, contact us to set up your special training time; our instructors can teach any American Red Cross course.

Lifeguard Training

2018 course schedule.

Course Prerequisites:  15 years of age by the first course meeting date, 300 yard swim (using combination of front crawl and breast stroke), brick retrieval (timed test), and treading water (minimum of 2 minutes).  If participants cannot complete the prerequisites they will not be permitted to continue in the class.

Please note- if you are interested in working at the Kirksville Aquatic Center please apply and complete the hiring process before registering for a lifeguard training course.  Completion of the lifeguard training program does not guarantee employment.   Information about applying to work for the City of Kirksville can be found on the Human Resources page.