Lifeguard Training

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American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course

The American Red Cross Lifeguarding program gives participants the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies.  The course includes the latest science in first aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, emergency cardiac care, as well as the latest lifeguarding rescue skills and safety protocols.  There is a minimum age of 15 years old by the last day of the class.

Online registration instructions

April 2024 Lifeguard Class

The following pre-requisites must be fulfilled:

1. Swim-Tread-Swim Sequence without stopping to rest.
2. Swim 150 yards using front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both.
3. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.
4. Swim 50 yards using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both.
5. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7-10
feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting
point with the object above the water maintaining head at or near the surface and exit water without using a ladder or steps within 1 minute, 40 seconds (no goggles).
6. No refunds will be given for failure to pass pre-requisite requirements.
7. All course dates MUST be attended in order to pass the course.
8. Any COVID related cancellations will be rolled into the next course -no refunds.

Contact:  Erika Friedman