Aquatic Training and Consulting Services’ mission is to provide a wide array of training courses for the swimming pool management industry.

Our primary focus is to set the industry standard on the education of certified swimming pool operation while offering training, certification, and consulting services in facility operation, lifeguard training, CPR, first aid, pool maintenance and pool service.

ATCS is committed to becoming the national pool operator course of choice.





Learn what it takes to become a certified lifeguard in this Red Cross certified course.

Lifeguard candidates must be at least 15 years old and demonstrate strong swimming skills. Course participants learn what it takes to be a professional lifeguard.

Job responsibilities:

  • Patron Surveillance Skills
  • Rescue Skills
  • First Aid and CPR/AED Skills

We provide the most complete swimming pool operation training and recertification in the area.

Courses provide 14 hours of instruction on basic pool management, water chemistry, disinfection, water circulation, and filtration. This course prepares you, not only for the certified pool operator exam but gives you the practical knowledge needed to effectively run your facility.

These courses are designed to give you the confidence to respond in an emergency situation with skills that can save a life.

Red Cross Preparedness programs in first aid, CPR and AED are available for any age and can be tailored to the needs of specific groups and individuals.

Aquatic Training & Consulting Services has instructors certified to teach any aquatic-related American Red Cross course.

Courses include:

  • Specialty lifeguard courses
  • Safety Training for Swim Coaches
  • Lifeguarding Instructor
  • Water Safety Instructor
  • Lay Responder First Aid and CPR/AED Instructor Course
  • Learn to Swim Programs


Nationally recognized

American Red Cross certified courses

Family-owned business

In-person, online & on-site options

Will Landon
Will Landon
June 3, 2024
I enjoyed this course, and he communicated the topics extremely smoothly and thoroughly.
Charis Comstock
Charis Comstock
May 29, 2024
Rob does a great job and makes the course much easier and fun!
Sean Flanigan
Sean Flanigan
May 28, 2024
Rob Fox is the best: efficient, friendly, professional. Highly recommend!
Bernard Spain
Bernard Spain
May 23, 2024
Mr. Rob is exceptional at explaining things during his training sessions.
Rosemary Stojinski
Rosemary Stojinski
May 22, 2024
An informative class, I will definitely recommend to my fellow aquatics professionals.
Samantha Vidas
Samantha Vidas
May 22, 2024
This was a great training! Rob Fox was engaging and I learned a lot about pool operation! I definitely recommend.
Chris Stankiewicz
Chris Stankiewicz
May 21, 2024
Great class; very thorough. Rob was very helpful and his extensive experience shows.


Please get in touch for course and consulting information and questions

Maryland: (301) 760-7114
Virginia: (703) 652-4834