Community CPR & First Aid Program

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Welcome to the Community CPR & First Aid Program at Crown Cove Aquatic Center. We offer a variety of American Heart Association (AHA) and American Red Cross (ARC) classes to individuals and agencies in the surrounding communities of San Diego County.

Click on the video below for a quick view on Hands-Only CPR by the American Heart Association.

We are a designated AHA Training Center and offer the following courses year-round:

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Basic and Advanced First Aid (FA)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider
  • Heartsaver First Aid and CPR with AED
  • Heartsaver Pediatric Safety and CPR with AED
  • BLS Instructor (June 2024)

CPR & First Aid Class Schedule - SUMMER 2024

Lifeguard Training 

The series of Lifeguard Certification American Red Cross (ARC) courses (Lifeguard Training, Title 22-First Aid and Oxygen Administration) are also offered via the District's Continuing Education Program at CCAC.

  • Lifeguard Training - Upcoming Training in spring of 2025

For enrollment information, please email us at 

Office Hours

Feel free to visit, call during our open office hours or email us at for questions and/or information.

Days Hours
Monday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Class sizes are limited to a maximum of 20 students. Most courses are offered tuition-free through Southwestern College's Continuing Education program; however, there is a nominal charge for the AHA Student Manual (requiered material by AHA) and the AHA certification (CPR eCard - valid for two years) for everyone taking the course.

CPR & First Aid Class Schedule - SUMMER 2024

The Community CPR & First Aid Program currently has more than 200 independent BLS/ACLS instructors affiliated with the CCAC's American Heart Association Training Center.