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AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION COURSE

COURSE DATES & TIMES

April Course

3/24 - 4-5:30pm (pre-course swim test)
3/31:  4-8pm; 4/1:  9am-5pm; 4/2:  9am-5pm; 4/8:  9am-5pm; 4/9:  9am-5pm

May Course:

5/5 - 4-5:30pm (pre-course swim test)
5/12:  4-8pm; 5/13:  9am-5pm; 5 /14:  9am-5pm; 5/20:  9am-5pm; 5/21:  9am-5pm

The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguard course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over.

  • Minimum age 15 on or before the final scheduled class
  • Pass pre-course swim test: 1. Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed, goggles permitted. 2. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. 3. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10 pound object, return to surface and swim 20 yards with legs only and exit the water in 1 minute 40 seconds (goggles are not permitted).
  • 100% class attendance and participation
  • Pass both a water skills test and written exam

Participants should bring a whistle/lanyard, pen/pencil and paper. Attendance at all classes is required.

Fees: Members $175; Non-Members $200

NON-REFUNDABLE REGISTRATION FEE OF $50 due at registration; balance due after pre-course test, which is held the first hour of the first class. (Any class option changes will incur a $10 processing fee. All changes must be made at least 48 hours prior to start of first class.)


LIFEGUARD REVIEW COURSE

Course Dates & Times: May 6 & 7, 2017 9am - 5pm (Must attend both days)

This course is designed to re-certify a current American Red Cross Lifeguard. Candidates must have a current American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer card and a current American Red Cross Lifeguarding and First Aid card. Review contents of the 2012 lifeguards manual prior to attending class. This class will renew your lifeguard, first aid and CPR/AED certifications. Bring resuscitation masks, proof of certification and whistle to class.

Participants must attend all scheduled classes.

Member $100
Non-Member $125

NON-REFUNDABLE REGISTRATION FEE  OF $50 due at registration; balance due after pre-course test, which is held the first hour of the first class.

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