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Instructional Courses

Campus Rec offers a variety of non-credit instructional courses for its members
that provide certification.

Current Course List

Safety

Standard First Aid  

  • Course Dates: 4/10/15 | 5/1/15 | 5/15/15 (Fridays) 
  • Course Time: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
  • Rec Center Member Fee: $40
    Course not offered to Non-members

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer 
and Healthcare Provider

  • Course Dates: 4/11/15 | 5/2/15 | 5/16/15 (Saturdays) 
  • Course Time: 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
  • Rec Center Member Fee: $52
    Course not offered to Non-members

Fitness

WITS Personal Training Class

  • Course Dates: 4/4-5/30 - FULL
  • Course Time: Saturdays | 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Aquatics

Lifeguard Instuctor Course

  • Course Dates: 4/20 - 4/26
  • Course Times:
    Mon - Fri | 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Saturday | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Sunday | 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Rec Center Member Fee: $125 
  • Non-member Fee: $200

Certified Pool and Spa Operator 

  • Course Dates: 5/9 & 5/10 
  • Course Time: Saturday | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Sunday | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
  • Rec Center Member Fee: $150 
  • Non-member Fee: $250

Outdoor Program

Wilderness First Responder Course

  • Course Dates: 3/21 - 3/29 
  • Course Time: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
  • Rec Center Member Fee: $575 
  • Non-member Fee: $675

Course Descriptions

Standard First Aid

This course teaches the skills of First Aid and Accident Prevention. Learn how to recognize and respond to injury or sudden illness, control bleeding, care for muscle, bone, and joint injuries as well as treatment for burns.

  • Course Dates:  4/10/15 | 5/1/15 | 5/15/15 (Fridays)
  • Course Time: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Rec Center Member Fee: $40
    Course not offered to Non-members

 

Registration deadline(s):

  • Course 4/10: Deadline 4/9 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Course 5/1: Deadline 4/30 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Course 5/15: Deadline 5/14 at 5:00 p.m.


This course is taught according to the American Red Cross standards and participants will receive American Red Cross certification cards. First Aid certifications are valid for 2 years.

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CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider

This course is designed for the rescuer who has a duty to respond. Includes recognizing and caring for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, infants and children: two-rescuer CPR; use of resuscitation mask, bag valve mask and Automated External Defibrillator.  

 

  • Course Dates: 4/11/15 | 5/2/15 | 5/16/15 (Saturdays)
  • Course Time: 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Rec Center Member Fee: $52
    Course not offered to Non-members

 

Registration deadline(s)

  • Course 4/11: Deadline 4/9 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Course 5/2: Deadline 4/30 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Course 5/16: Deadline 5/14 at 5:00 p.m.


This course is taught according to the American Red Cross standards and participants will receive American Red Cross certification cards. AED certifications are valid for 2 years. CPR certifications are valid for 2 years (except CPR for Lifeguards). 

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WITS Personal Training Class

This course will cover theoretical and hands-on practical material to prepare you to become a certified personal trainer.  Topics include: anatomy, exercise physiology, nutrition, health screening, fitness assessment, program planning and progression, injury prevention, special populations, and much more.  Certification exam fee is INCLUDED but cost of book is extra. Academic credit is available for those who are interested.

  • Course Dates: Saturdays, 4/4-5/30 - FULL
  • Course Times: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Rec Center Member Fee: $449
  • Non-member Fee: $749

Registration is closed. 
 

Contact Erin Bransford at orndorf@pdx.edu with questions.

 



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Lifeguard Instuctor Course

This course teaches participants how to teach the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Course, which includes Lifeguarding, CPR, First Aid, BBP and Oxygen Administration. Participants must be able to pass the Lifeguarding, CPR and First Aid written exams and demostrate all required skills in order to participate in theis course.

 

The prerequisites for this course are as follows: 300 Swim Brick Test, Written Lifeguarding Exam, Written CPR/First Aid Exam, All CPR & First Aid Skills, All Lifeguard Water Skills, All Lifeguard Land Skills

  • Course Dates: 4/20 - 4/26
  • Course Times:
    Mon - Fri | 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Saturday | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Sunday | 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Rec Center Member Fee: $125 
  • Non-member Fee: $200
Registration deadline: 4/16 at 5:00 p.m.

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Certified Pool and Spa Operator

This course is designed to teach participants how to manage and operate public swimming pools and spas. This is a national certification from the National Swimming Pool Founation. Please note that the course is math intensive. At no point will participants be getting in the water. Participants should bring: pen/pencil, paper, highlighter, scratch paper, a calculator and lunch/lunch money.

 

 
  • Course Dates: 5/9 & 5/10
     
  • Course Time: 
    Saturday | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Sunday | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
     
  • Rec Center Member Fee: $150
     
  • Non-member Fee: $250
Registration deadline : 2/19 

at 5:00 p.m.

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Wilderness First Responder Recertification

Wilderness First Responder (WFR) is the definitive course in medical training for outdoor educators, guides, SAR team members, and others who work or play in remote areas. The curriculum is comprehensive and practical, including all of the essential principles and skills required to assess and manage medical problems in isolated and extreme environments.

 

  • Course Dates3/21 - 3/29
  • Course Time: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Rec Center Member Fee: $575 
  • Non-member Fee: $675

Registartion Deadline: 3/16 at 6:00 p.m.

Pre-class meeting: n/a