This is a blended learning class which combines online learning with on-site skills sessions where you will practice skills and demonstrate competency. Please plan to complete the initial online lessons of your training at least two days prior to your first on-site skills session.
Completion of all online materials prior to each class and attendance at all classes is mandatory.
Certification: American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguard Training/First Aid/CPR/AED: valid for 2 years
Must be 15 years or older.
Pre-test dates: 5/19, 5/22
Course dates 6/5, 6/7, 6/9, 6/14, 6/16, 6/19
Tuesday /Thursday dates 5-7pm
$399/$499, plus $35 fee paid directly to Red Cross
Test will be given on Thursday May 19th at 7:30pm and Sunday May 22nd at 2 pm (no pre-registration is required). Attendance to only one is necessary.
1. Continuously swim 300 yds. demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may use front crawl, breast stroke or a combination of both. Swim goggles may be used.
2. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits
3. Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds. Starting in the water swim 20 yards, perform a surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet to retrieve a 10lb object. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.