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Training Programs

About our Training Programs

CSUSB Recreational Sports is an authorized provider of the American Red Cross. Our trainings are open to the public as well as CSUSB students, faculty and staff. For more information visit the American Red Cross.

Guard Start: Lifeguarding Tomorrow

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By popular demand CSUSB Aquatics will offer a lifeguard preparation course this summer. The American Red Cross Guard Start: Lifeguarding tomorrow, is for young adults ages 11-14 and provides a foundation of lifeguarding and other life skills. For those with swimming skills, this program is an ideal transition between Red Cross Learn-to-swim and Lifeguarding.

Guard Start focuses on five key area:

  • Prevention of aquatic accidents
  • Fitness and swimming skills
  • Response in an emergency
  • Leadership skills
  • Professionalism of a lifeguard


  • $55, if registered on or before May 21, 2016
  • $65, if registered on or after May 22, 2016
  • Optional $10 parking pass


July 18 - July 28 (Session 3): 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

August 15 - Auguest 25 (Session 5): 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


CSUSB Campus Pool


A valid parking permit is needed to park on the CSUSB campus. Parking is not included with training courses. The closest campus lots are Lot G or E. You need a valid campus parking permit or you can purchase a day pass for $5 at an information kiosk or at a machine ($1 bills only).

How to Register:

Register in person at the Student Recreation and Fitness Center during normal operating hours. Full payment is due at time of registration.

Cancellation Policy

  • Refunds will be given, minus $10 cancelation charge, if a withdrawal request is made more than 7 days before the scheduled class.
  • No Refund for request made less than 7 days prior.
  • Transfer from one class to another is possible if the class is not already full.
  • Minimum enrollment required in each class. Classes are subject to cancellation.

More Information

Please call (909) 537-7946