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Weather Update - 6:12 am Saturday, Feb. 28

Due to inclement weather, OCCC is closed today, Saturday, February 28. All classes are canceled. This includes the main campus, FACE Center, Capitol Hill Center and Professional Development Institute (PDI). Events in the Visual and Performing Arts Center Theater, the Bruce Owen Theater and the Aquatic Center will still go on as scheduled, but all other activities have been canceled.

Please practice caution when coming to and leaving campus as secondary roads, driveways, parking lots, and sidewalks may be icy and slippery. 

Campus closings and delayed openings will be announced through local radio and television stations and posted on the college’ s website, Facebook and Twitter pages. They will also be announced through the college’s Campus Alert Notification (CAN) System.

For information about how to sign up to receive text messages and add email addresses via the CAN system, please visit


Recreation & Fitness Certifications

OCCC students can take advantage of the many certification courses offered through OCCC Recreation & Fitness. Visit the Recreation & Fitness office or Wellness Center desk for registration details for all certifications.


Lifeguard Training (American Red Cross)LG

This course certifies you to be a pool lifeguard in Oklahoma and most other states. Participants will learn the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. This course includes First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. Prerequisites: 15 years old and pass a swimming skills test.

Fee: $130

 Lifeguard Training (StarGuard)

StarGuard is an integrated curriculum and includes emergency care skills necessary to protect life or prevent further injury until EMS arrives. The performance objectives of the American Safety & Health Institute CPR-Pro, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens and AED are built into the course. Prerequisites: 15 years old and pass a swimming skills test.

Fee: $130

CPR for Health Care Providercpr

This American Heart Association class teaches CPR, AED, rescue breathing, and obstructed airway for conscious and unconscious victims. This class meets educational prerequisites for Health Professions. Textbooks are not included in course fee, but are available in campus bookstore.

Fee: $45

CPR-Pro (American Safety & Health Institute)

ASHI CPR/AED conforms to the 2010 American Heart Association guidelines for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science. Course will teach CPR, AED, rescue breathing, and care for airway obstruction. This class meets the educational prerequisites for Health Professions.

Fee: $45

World Instructor Training School (W.I.T.S)Trainer

This 6-week Personal Trainer Certification Course allows students to learn and practice personal training essentials to help instruct clients to be their best with the lifestyle changes they need. W.I.T.S. rejects the fitness industry’s traditional problematic home study and weekend crash certifications. The course covers topics including biomechanics, exercise physiology, fitness testing, equipment usage and health assessment. W.I.T.S. is the only major certifying agency in the country providing comprehensive practical training and internship components.Textbook is required and not included in course fees.

Course Fee: $549

Text Book $93.97 (Call 888.330.9487 to order)


Sport Official CertificationOfficial

OSSAA certification for basketball, baseball and volleyball are offered through the OCCC Recreation & Fitness department. Opportunities to officiate student and youth sports leagues are offered as well.

$35 per sport certification

THE CHALLENGE of officiating can provide some great personal rewards. As an official you must make instantaneous decisions, resolve conflicts and deal with stress and pressure. You are in a position to be a positive role model around children and young adults.

2014 Certification Dates:


Training Meetings: January 27th – February 24, 2014

Day & Time: Mondays – 6:30PM to 8:30PM

Volleyball - Summer

Training Meetings: TBA

Day & Time: TBA

Basketball – Fall

Training Meetings: TBA

Day & Time: TBA