Aquatics Programs

The City of Cedar Hill seasonal aquatic program provides comprehensive aquatic programs for participants of all ages and abilities at Crawford Park Pool.  

American Red Cross Learn to Swim Lessons, recreational swim teams and fitness programs are available.  In addition, certification classes in Scuba Diving and Lifeguard Training progressing up to Lifeguard Instructor Training are provided.
  1. Certification Training
Lifeguard Training (For participants ages 15 and older)
This course will give you all the certifications necessary to become a professional lifeguard: American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED and First Aid. Certifications are good for two years. 

The following skills must be performed BEFORE participants are allowed in the Lifeguard training class
  • Swim 300 yards using the front crawl, breaststroke, or a combination of both.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only your legs.
  • Retrieve a 10 pound brick in 7-10 feet water without assistance and without goggles.
 
Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Training (For participants ages 16 and older)
This course will provide you with the certification necessary to instruct American Red Cross Swimming lessons!

The following skills must be performed BEFORE participants are allowed in the WSI class.
  • Demonstrate proficient front and back crawl, sidestroke, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and butterfly.
Important Note: If participants cannot complete the skills listed, they will not be allowed to participate in the class.

Location: Duncanville Natatorium
Cost: $189.00
Time: 9am-6pm
Days: Saturday, Sunday, Monday & Tuesday
Dates: December 20th, 21st, 22nd, & 23rd 
Course Barcode: 7255
 
Lifeguard Training Instructor Course (LGI) (For participants ages 17 and older)
Become certified to teach the American Red Cross Lifeguarding, Shallow Water Lifeguarding,Waterpark Skills, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers, Administering Emergency Oxygen and Bloodborne Pathogens classes. This course prepares instructor candidates to use course and presentation materials, conduct training sessions and evaluates the progress of candidates in a professional-level course. There is a $35 non-refundable fee due to the American Red Cross for the online pre-course.

Location: Duncanville Natatorium
Cost: $169.00
Time: 9am-6pm
Days: Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Dates: November 28th, 29th & 30th 
Course Barcode: 7256


  1. Swim Lessons
  1. Swim Team
  1. Aqua Fitness
  1. Scuba Diving