Basic Water Rescue




The American Red Cross Basic Water Rescue certification meets the State of California's water safety certification requirement for foster care and adoptive parents. Basic Water Rescue provides participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies. The Basic Water Rescue course consists of a two hour lecture and a one hour in-water basic rescue skills session. The American Red Cross Basic Water Rescue certification is a national certification, valid for 3 years.


American Red Cross requires participants to successfully complete the following prerequisites, to receive certification. Refunds will not be issued to participants who do not successfully complete all course prerequisites and course completion requirements, according to the American Red Cross standards. Please make sure you can complete the following course prerequisites and course completion requirements before you attend class. Thank You!

  1. Participants must attend all scheduled dates and times
  2. Participants must demonstrate proficient skills
  3. Participants must pass a written exam with a score of at least 80 percent.


  1. Download Course Manuals and Print Training Forms 
  2. Bathing suit - one piece swim suits for females and rash guard (optional)
  3. Towel, sunblock, snacks, paper, writing utensil

*Please allow 15 extra minutes for parking and facility check-in


There are no refunds once the course fee has been received. Includes: participants who do not successfully complete the course or course prerequisites, do not attend all scheduled class dates and times, do not pass course skills with proficiency (according to American Red Cross requirements) or do not pass the written exam with a score of at least 80 percent.

CLASS TRANSFER | Class Transfer Fee is $45.00

The class transfer fee is $45.00 and must be received to transfer class dates. Participants must submit the Class Transfer & Wavier Release Forms online at least 72 hours prior to the original class date. Participants may transfer a total of one time and training must be completed within 90 days of the original class date. Please choose a class date and location you will be able to attend.


Streamline Health Services reserves the right to cancel any class. If a class is cancelled, registered participants will be given the option to transfer to another class date or receive a full refund.


For a copy of your digital certification, please visit Red Cross Digital Certificate 

NOTE | Streamline Health Services does not have access to your ARC account. If you cannot remember your username and password, please contact the ARC Training Support Center at 800-Red Cross. Thank you!


The American Red Cross offers continuing education units (CEU) to maintain a license and/or certification. The American Red Cross is an approved authorized provider for the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). CEUs are offered as an add-on to training courses completed through the American Red Cross. Visit Red Cross CEUs to learn how to obtain CEUs.

You may sign up more than one participant or for more than one course at the same time.

Once the online registration and billing process is complete, participants will receive an email confirmation with course details. There is an additional 3.2% Credit Card Transaction Handling Fee for online payments.

Registration by mail is also available. In order to register by mail, please complete a Waiver/Release Form and mail, along with course fees, to the following address: Streamline Health Services, PO BOX 5366, NEWPORT BEACH CA 92662.

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