Red Cross Lifeguard Certification

The JCA offers classes in Red Cross lifeguard certification through our Aquatics department. For more information, contact Josie Martin at (904) 730-2100 ext. 240.



  • Must be at least 15 years old.
  • Must swim 300 yards freestyle and/or breaststroke.
  • Must swim 20 yards to retrieve a ten-pound brick from seven to ten feet of water in 1 minute and 40 seconds.
  • Must tread water for two minutes.