Additional Programs

Red Cross Certification Courses

AMERICAN RED CROSS COURSES AT MIT!

 

Spring and Summer Courses

ALL AMERICAN RED CROSS CLASSES WILL NOW REQUIRE

EARLY REGISTRATION

 

 

MIT Recreational Sports is an Authorized Provider of American Red Cross Courses.  We offer Lifeguard Training, Water Safety Instructor Training, CPR for the Health Care Provider, and First Aid courses throughout the year. We also offer re-certification courses for individuals who's certifications are about to expire, for full information see Health and Safety Classes and Water Based Classes for detailed information.

All American Red Cross Classes are open to the students & staff of MIT as well as the public. Registration is on a first come first serve basis. If we do not have our minimum enrollment 4 days prior to the class start date, the class will be canceled.

You can register online or in person at the building:

1) Sign up online Click Here For All Red Cross Class Schedules

* If you’ve never had a membership here before and/or you’ve never taken a class with us before, you’ll need to create an account, which can take up to 48 hours to be verified and activated. You will receive an email when this has been done, and then you can return to the site and register for the class.

* If you have had a membership here or taken a class here in the past, you will already have an account with us and can enter your email address to gain access to your online account.

2) Sign up in person at the Main Desk of the Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center (120 Vassar Street, Cambridge MA 02139) during any of our operational hours: Monday through Friday 6a-11p, Sat 7a-9p, and Sun 9a-11p.

This is the fastest way to secure yourself a spot in the class. Payment is required at the time of registration; we accept cash, check, Master Card, Visa or Discover

If you have any further questions please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 617-324-0220.

Refund Policy for All American Red Cross Classes
Full Refunds will be available only to those who sign up for a course that is ultimately cancelled or who withdraws from a course eight or more days prior to the scheduled start date.

Persons who withdraw within one week of the scheduled start date will be eligible for a 50% refund.

No refund will be given to persons who fail the pre-course skills assessment (if applicable) or who withdraw from the course on the day of or at any point following the scheduled start date.

Persons who fail the pre-course skills assessment and wish to register for another course at a later date may apply their tuition to another course, subject to space availability and an additional fee (see Program Director for amount). Any such request must be approved in advanced.

All students will be given a second chance at the practical skills and/or the written exam if they fail, but if they fail a second time they will receive no refund. If Medical reasons are involved, please see Program Director.

Refund Request Forms can be obtained at the Zesiger Main Member Services Desk or Alumni Pool & Wang Fitness Center desk. Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for Red Cross refunds.

Facility Hours

Patriot's Day Hours
Z-Center: 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
A/W Center: CLOSED

Zesiger Center
Mon - Fri: 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat:  7:00am - 9:00pm
Sun:  9:00am - 11:00pm

Alumni/Wang Center
Mon - Fri: 11:45 am - 9:00 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed

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