Aqua Culture Training Center Registration and Payment

Registration Process:

  1. Select course schedule that works for you. Note: If you are using the Flexible Scheduling Option for a lifeguard course and using online payment select the course includes your test day. Please clearly identify your custom schedule on your registration form.
  2. Download and complete the Registration Form PDF. The completed form can be emailed to or mailed to 2213 Commerce Rd. Forest Hill, MD 21050. To submit the registration form electronically download the pdf, complete the information, save the pdf with your information and email the completed form to Note: If the PDF form is completed in the preview mode within the browser the information will not be saved.
  3. Pay online with links below (Enter course participant name as PO#); pay in person or mail registration and check.
Registration is not finalized until completed Registration Form is submitted AND Payment is received.

To contact the Aqua Culture Training Center:
Email: or call 410-420-POOL (7665)

Transfer Fee – $75.00
Transfer request will be honored 14 days prior to first scheduled day.
Contact to reschedule course.

Click button to pay for Red Cross Courses: Lifeguard Training & Review, WSI, CPR

Click button to pay for Pool Operator Courses and Transfer Fees

Lifeguard Courses – $320

LGT #1 – Lifeguard Training #1

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Lifeguard Review Courses – $220

Course dates for review courses the same as full courses. Register as a review course and pay reduced tuition (save $100). Must provide proof of current certification to participate in a review course.

LGT-R #1 – Lifeguard Review Training #1

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Lifeguard Instructor Courses – $495

Please contact if you are interested in a Lifeguard Instructor course. These courses are scheduled on an as needed basis depending on participant availability.

WSI Courses – $465

WSI #1 – Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) #1

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AquaTech Pool Operator Courses ($260) and Review Courses ($130)

Aqua Culture Training Center is continuing our partnership with Starfish Aquatics Institute (SAI) to offer the AquaTech Pool Operator Course. To maximize your flexibility and accommodate personal safety guidelines the course is now available in a virtual online experience. The course has also been vetted and approved by the Maryland Department of Health.

CPO-Virtual Course ($260): Aqua Tech Pool Operator: Use the link to find out more course information and register for the course. Tuition is $260.00. Registration and payment is directly through SAI.

CPO-Blended Learning Course ($260): The AquaTech blended learning course includes online class work and hands on skills training at Aqua Culture Training Center. The online course component and the online test must be completed prior to the hands-on session. Previous participants have reported that the online course takes 7 hours or so, more for individuals who do not have experience with operating pools. You will be issued online course access information once you have submitted a completed registration and form and submitted payment.

CPO Review ($130): Pool Operators Review course is a one day skills and testing session. Individuals who completed the online and virtual course are welcome to attend hands on skills sessions at no additional cost. Please contact the Training Center to indicate your interest in participating in the skills session.

CPO-#1 – Hands-On Skill Session Only

Sunday, 11/13, 1:00pm-7:00pm