Venetian Pool Programs


Community Lifeguard Certification Course

Become a lifeguard in just one week! The Venetian Pool is offering a community lifeguard certification course where students will learn valuable lifesaving skills and get hands on training from our experienced lifeguard instructors. Students must attend all days and times as well as complete an assigned resource document, 80% on written exam and demonstrate mastery of all practical skills to successfully complete the certification course. Course includes a lifeguard e-textbook, study materials and Jeff Ellis & Associates International Lifeguard Training Program certification. The certificate of completion is valid at any aquatic facility in the United States as well as many international locations. For more information on employment or course fee waivers please email Classes will be available again in the spring. 

  • Ages 16 years old and above
  • 200 yard swim without stopping using Freestyle or Breaststroke 
  • Two minute tread with hands above the water 
  • Ten pound brick retrieval from the 8ft section of the pool

Adult Swim Lessons

Saturdays, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Learning how to swim is essential at any age. Whether you are looking to learn how to swim or simply improve your strokes and skills for recreational or athletic reasons, our instructors will work with your individual skills and needs. Classes are semi-private and taught by the volunteers of the Venetian Aquatic Club. Participants must bring proper swim attire. Register for adult swim lessons. 

Venetian Aquatic Club Training

Enjoy swimming? Love to teach? Volunteer for the City of Coral Gables Venetian Aquatic Club. Get involved in your community and meet new friends! Register with the Venetian Aquatic Club

American Red Cross Children's Swimming Lessons

Classes are taught by volunteers of the Venetian Aquatic Club who have taught American Red Cross lessons since 1959. Please visit for additional information on the club. For questions reach out to

Level 1 - Introduction to water skills
  • All sessions, all times
Level 2 - Fundamental Aquatic skills 
  • All sessions, all times
Level 3 - Stroke Development
  • All sessions, all times
Level 4 - Stroke improvement
  • All sessions, all times
Level 5 - Stroke refinement
  • All sessions
  • Times available: 8:30 and 9:10 a.m. 
Level 6 - stroke proficiency
  • All sessions
  • Time available: 9:50 a.m.