Certification Registration

Certification Registration

Course availability is on a first come, first served basis. Registration forms (via fax, mail, email or in-person drop off) will not be accepted prior to the following registration openings:

  • Spring Courses: Second Monday of November

Please follow the steps below to register for UDCR Certification Courses. Contact the Safety Supervisors mailbox with questions regarding registration, or visit the Certifications Details page.

1. Complete Preskills Registration Form

Start by completing a Preskills registration form for the course you're wanting to enroll. Please note forms will not be linked until the week prior to registration opening. 

Download all forms and save them to your desktop before filling them out. 

**To obtain the Lifeguard Recertification Course registration form, please email Amanda Rupp with a copy of your current certification.**

2. Submit Forms and Payment

Once the preskills registration form is complete, submit it one of the following ways:

  • EMAIL forms to safetysupervisors@udayton.edu. A representative will contact you to collect credit card payment over the phone.
  • FAX forms to 937.229.2703. A representative will contact you to collect credit card payment over the phone.
  • MAIL forms to
    Campus Recreation
    300 College Park
    Dayton, OH 45469-0790
  • VISIT the RecPlex Main Office (9:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday) or Welcome Desk during business hours to drop off forms in person and complete payment. We accept cash, check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.

3. Complete Minor's Paperwork

Minor's Paperwork is now collected through a system called CampDoc. Once registration and payment for the certification have been received, an email will be sent from CampDoc with further instructions on setting up a Minors Emergency Medical Profile. 

Please Note: This profile must be updated each calendar year. No content will be taught to the participant until all paperwork and CampDoc requirements have been met.

Visit the Guidelines and Policies page for specifics on University of Dayton's Minor's Policy.

4. Complete Preskills, Register for Lifeguarding Course

Upon successful completion of a Preskills course, participants will receive the registration form for the available Lifeguarding courses from the American Red Cross Lifeguard administering the Preskills test. This form should be brought to the RecPlex Welcome Desk where a UDCR employee will complete registration and take payment. Further instruction surrounding the Lifeguarding course next steps will be provided at this time.

Campus Recreation

2 Evanston Ave.
Dayton, Ohio 45409