CPR, First Aid, AED Certification Classes

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Citing the most recent public health orders by the State of California and the County of San Diego addressing public gatherings during the current COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Vista’s Wave Waterpark 2020 season is pausing operations indefinitely. When it is safe to gather again, we will be ready to welcome you back and be privileged to serve you, our community. More information is available on our COVID-19 page.


Stop and think...Would you know what to do in the event of an emergency? What if your mother was having a heart attack or your baby was choking? Life is so precious! Learning CPR, First Aid, and AED is worth a few hours of your valuable time. Protect your family by making a commitment to be an educated first responder. It may mean the difference between life and death.

Course Topics

CPR (Adult, Child, Infant), First Aid, and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) for the lay rescuer

Course Fee

$50 per person


Upon completion of the requirements, participants will be issued a certification card in CPR, First Aid and AED for the lay rescuer. CPR & AED certification is valid for 2 years from the date of issuance, and First Aid is valid for 3 years from the date of issuance.

Class Age Requirements

Participants must be at least 14 years old. Classes need a minimum of 5 participants.

Class Instructors/Certification

Every instructor is ECSI certified, and students may earn an ECSI certification card. The ECSI is an educational organization created for the purpose of delivering the highest quality training to lay persons and professionals in the area of First Aid, CPR, and AED and related safety and health areas. The content of the training materials used by the ECSE is approved by the AAOS and American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) - two of the most respected names in injury, illness, and emergency medical care. Please visit their website at for additional information.

2020 Class Date & Time

Saturday, June 27  -  12pm to 4pm @ Wave Waterpark Office

Saturday, August 1  -  12pm to 4pm @ Wave Waterpark Office 


Please contact The Wave Office in person or over the phone (760) 940-WAVE to register or confirm availability! If you have a group of 5 or more participants, you may also request a private certification class for only your group. Check with us about Spanish translation for classes too!

What to Bring & Wear

Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a towel (for kneeling on), water, sunscreen (classes will be outside), and food or snacks (all day sessions will have a lunch break).

Refund Policy

When registrants request a refund prior to the beginning of class, a refund will be granted minus a cancellation processing fee of $5.