Basic Water Rescue

This course is designed to provide the information and skills necessary to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies. Participants will also be taught how to protect themselves while helping others. Our Basic Water Rescue course meets the State of Maine daycare/childcare provided aquatic licensing requirement.

The 4 hour course is composed of classroom and in water sessions. Eligible participants will receive an American Red Cross Basic Water Rescue certification valid for 3 years.

A minimum of 3 participants is needed to run a course. Classes are scheduled based on interest.

2020 Course Date: Postponed (registration code: 260101 A)


Currently certified? Apply for a certification extension** Note, due to the current health crisis, 120-day certification extensions are available at


Spring 2020 Course offerings have been postponed at this time. Participants are expected to apply for a 120-day certification extension at the link above.

Course Fee: $75

Classes scheduled based on interest. Contact Jennifer Pageot, below, for info or to schedule a private class.

For Aquatics / Pool info, contact:

Jennifer Pageot
Assistant Director, Fitness & Recreation Center
Manager of Aquatics & Program Supervisor
tel 207-778-7437

Contact Us

UMF Fitness & Recreation Center
University of Maine at Farmington
152 Quebec Street
Farmington, ME 04938
tel 207-778-7495
fax 207-778-7202