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Lifeguard Training Course, Ages 15+

Become a lifeguard and learn the skills you need to work in water safety as a lifeguard. This course combines online training with on-site skill sessions. Course completion provides a 2-year American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguard Training/First Aid/CPR/AED. Participants must attend ALL classes.
Become a lifeguard and learn the skills you need to work in water safety as a lifeguard this summer. This course combines online training with on-site skill sessions. Course completion provides a 2-year American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguard Training/First Aid/CPR/AED. .

Dates: 
Pre-test: February 14th 10:30am-12pm
In-Person/In-water dates:
February 21,  9:30am-1:30pm
February 28,  9:30am-1:30pm OR 2-6pm (two sessions offered)
March 7, 9:30am-1:30pm
March 14, 9:30am-1:30pm

April Course Dates:
Pre-test: April 11th 10:00am-11:30am
In-Person/In-water dates:
April 18,  9:30am-1:30pm
April 25,  9:30am-1:30pm OR 2-6pm (two sessions offered)
May 2, 9:30am-1:30pm
May 16, 9:30am-1:30pm


Cost:
$10 pre-test members & public
$355 members
$430 public

How it Works:
Approximately 7 hours online course each student can do at their own convenience PRIOR to classroom & In-person sessions
Classroom session will be conducted via Zoom
Masks will be worn on the pool deck and social distancing will be enforced when possible. 

Please note:
In order to successfully pass the American Red Cross Lifeguard Course, participants must pass the pre-test, demonstrate all required skills and pass the final exams with a score of 80% or higher.
There is $100 nonrefundable administrative fee if you withdraw or not pass the course.
 
Pre-test Requirements:
1. Swim 300 yards continuously, using these strokes in the following order:
-100 yards of front crawl using rhythmic breathing and a stabilizing, propellant kick.
-100 yards of breaststroke.
-100 yards of either front crawl using rhythmic breathing or breaststroke. These 200 yards may be a mixture of front crawl and breaststroke.

2. Timed event within 1 minute 40 seconds. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet and retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, and swim 20 yards back to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface. Exit the water without using the ladder or steps.

3. Tread water for 2 minutes using legs only
When
2/14/2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Where
066,221
My registration status: Not registered