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Lifeguard Training

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

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.

Junior Lifeguard (Summer only)

This American Red Cross program provides a strong foundation for future successful completion of the American Red Cross Lifeguard Course. Jr. Guards will work out daily to improve their physical fitness both on land and in the water. They will learn about causes and ways to prevent drowning and diving accidents, how to supervise others around water, how to recognize when someone is in trouble, basic first aid, CPR, and AED. Jr. Guards will develop leadership skills necessary to become successful lifeguards including effective communication, how to make informed decisions, how to work as a team and about customer service. Fridays the Junior Lifeguards will be taken on different aquatic-themed field trips throughout the bay area.

Pre-requisite: Ability to swim front crawl 25 yards continuously using side breathing, tread water for 1 minute, submerge and swim a distance of 10 feet. Age 11+ (Flexible if on swim team). Each class is one week long and offers a different theme and new field trip destination. Students are encouraged to sign up for multiple weeks.

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