Community CPR & First Aid Program

Due to the COVID-19 situation, Lifeguard Training has been canceled until further notice. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please check back periodically for an update regarding all our courses.

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.

As a designated AHA Training Center, CCAC offers the following courses year-round:

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Basic and Advanced First Aid
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider
  • Heartsaver First Aid and CPR with AED
  • Heartsaver Pediatric Safety and CPR
  • BLS Instructor (February 2021) Course

CPR & First Aid Class Schedule - Spring 2021

Reopening Plan

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

  • Lifeguard Training Courses
  • Boating Safety & Ocean Lifeguarding Course

For registration information, please view Noncredit Courses Registration Steps

Office Hours

Our office is closed and we are working remotely from home. For questions and information, please email us at

Days Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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 AHA books and the AHA certification for everyone taking the course.

CPR & First Aid Class Schedule - Spring 2021

The Community CPR & First Aid Program currently has more than 250 independent BLS/ACLS instructors affiliated with the CCAC's American Heart Association Training Center.