Certifications & Events
Certification Classes and Aquatics Events
From lifeguard and CPR certification to SCUBA classes, we strive to provide a place for all of your aquatics needs in the heart of Denver. In additional to special classes, we also have fun with events throughout the year, such as Waterfest. Continue to check back to this page to learn more about the current class offerings and upcoming events.
The JCC offers periodic Lifeguard training classes. Check with the aquatics office at 303.316.6300
for additional upcoming offerings or questions.
The American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to teach you the skills needed to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries, and sudden illness until emergency medical services take over. With certification, participants will be able to work as a professional lifeguard at the JCC and most other swimming facilities.
April 1, 2, & 3
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The JCC offers periodic SCUBA classes. Check with the aquatics office at 303.316.6300
for upcoming offerings.
The JCC has built a partnership with Planet Scuba to offer a closed water certification class. This SCUBA certification class is your first step to being able to explore the beauties of the sea on your next tropical vacation. With this class you will learn all you need to become a proficient diver. Once complete, you will have to take an open water certification class within one year of completing the closed water portion.
Must be at least 10 years old to participate in SCUBA.
There are currently no upcoming SCUBA classes. Please check back later!
Please contact Karen Newlon at firstname.lastname@example.org
to find out additional class offerings or with questions.
You can register online by going here or by filling out a registration form and turning it in with payment to the Sports & Fitness desk. We do not accept phone registrations. You must register for each session separately. Last day for registration is seven days prior to session start date.
Sessions are only pro-rated to accommodate Sports and Fitness closures. No refunds. We reserve the right to add, cancel or combine classes.
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