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Community CPR & First Aid Program

CCAC Lifeguard Training is coming back in fall 2021. 

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 (June 2021) Course

CPR & First Aid Class Schedule - Summer 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.

For registration information, please view Noncredit Courses Registration Steps

Office Hours

We are mostly working remotely from home, with some some hours at the office available to answer your questiens via phone call. The office is currently closed for in-person inquiries. For questions and information, please email us at

Days Hours
Monday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (619.575.6176)
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (619.575.6176)
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (619.429.1669)
Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (619.429.1669)
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 - Summer 2021

CPR & First Aid Class Schedule - Fall 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.