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Lifeguard Training

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

 

PLEASE NOTE: There will not be any Lifeguard Training Classes offered again until after August of 2021

 

This comprehensive training program is for the individual who wishes to become a lifeguard at a pool. This will certify the passing student in CPR for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid and Lifeguard Training. Students must be 15 years old or older (proof of age must be shown at the 1st meeting) and pass a water skills test to be admitted into the class. Bring class material, swim suit, towel and comfortable clothing. MUST ATTEND ALL CLASSES PER SESSION. Each student will be provided a cpr mask and American Red Cross lifeguarding manual. 

 

Minimum Skills required (Will be tested for these skills on the first night)

 1. Continually Swim for 300 yards using freestyle or Breastroke

2. Tread Water for 2 minutes without using your hands or arms

3.  Swim 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 5-7 feet, retrieve a diving brick, and swim back 20 yards holding the brick and swimming on your back. Must comlete the task in 90 seconds. 

 

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