Lifeguard Training

OrganizerILTP - Raging Rivers Waterpark Class ID1009-0019 DateMar 31 - Apr 02, 2023
5pm - 8pm on the first day
Registration deadlineThis class has been canceled Tickets Not available Address

100 Palisades Pkwy, Grafton IL 62037 USDriving directions

Thank you for signing up for your Lifeguard Certification class with Raging Rivers Waterpark! We are excited to work with you. Please read the following information carefully as this will contain all pertinent class information. 

Information may also be communicated via text or email. Emails will come from "Operations" - Please add this email address as a contact to ensure emails are delivered successfully to your Inbox and do not filter into Junk or Spam folders. 

All class time will be held at the pool at Jersey Community Hospital Wellness Center: 400 Maple Summit Road, Jerseyville, IL 62052

Classes will be held during the following hours:

  • Friday: 5-8pm
  • Saturday: 8-2pm
  • Sunday: 8-4pm

Online Training must be completed prior to the first day of class, no exceptions. Proof of completion must be emailed to Chelsea at at least 24 hours in advance of the start of class. If you are not able to complete the training in time, your registration for class will be transferred to the next available class. 

What to bring to class each day:

  • swimsuit
  • towel
  • change of clothes (dress for weather! portions of class may be held outside)
  • meals, snacks, and plenty of water (lunch breaks will be open campus with ample time to pick up food if needed)
  • goggles (optional)
  • items to take notes with (notebook and pen/pencil)
  • a positive attitude, a willingness to learn, and lots of enthusiasm!

On the first day of class, students will be required to show an ID with proof of age. This may include a Passport, Driver's License, Learner's Permit, or Birth Certificate, Student IDs will not be accepted. All students must be at least 15 years old by the last day of the class. 

We understand this is a lot of information! If you have any questions prior to the class, please feel free to email Chelsea at or call us at 618-786-2345.

Course Description

An international renowned, hands-on lifeguard course that is highly interactive and physically enduring. The course is a comprehensive training program that promotes objective driven and performance based training for individuals wishing to obtain a new ILTP™ certification for shallow water, pool, special facilities, and/or open water, in various water depths ranging from less than 5` feet of water up to any depth and/or open water. Our International Lifeguard Training Programs (ILTP™) are designed and intended to be delivered as part of an integrated curriculum that includes water rescue techniques, First Aid, Health Care Provider CPR, Emergency Oxygen Support, and Automated External Defibrillation as a first responder.  This course requires students to perform each concept taught in the course, through student demonstrations of all skills concepts and skills instructed.  Students will participate in lifeguarding roles throughout the class and are expected to perform lifeguard duties as first responders.  Students will perform on deck and in water simulations, drills and exercises for rescue techniques as an individual and in team scenarios as part of multiple rescuers drills.  The ILTP Lifeguard course materials are available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Thai and simplified Chinese languages.  Students that successfully complete the ILTP Lifeguard course obtain an ILTP certificate that is valid for one (1) year. Annual renewal is required. Successful candidates can earn anywhere from 2.2 to 2.6 IACET CEUs depending on the level of certification achieved in the program. 

Preparation Suggestions
  • Read and review the Training Standard before the first scheduled class.
  • Complete the Candidate Review questions in the course materials before the first scheduled class.