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Lifeguard Training - American Red Cross-with On- Line & In-Person sessions
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Successful On-Line course completion and attendance at ALL In-person skills sessions is mandatory.
A. Participants must be at least 15 years of age on or before the final class date. A photo copy of your birth certificate will be required at the beginning of the
pre-course session for proof of age.
B. Pre-course In-Water session involves the completion of 300 yd swim for Lifeguard Training or a 550 yd swim for Waterfront Lifeguard Training before continuing with class. I
f you cannot accomplish the 300/500 yds, or other pre-requisites, consultation with Instructor required.
1. 300/500 Yards Swim is:
a. 100/200 Breaststroke
b. 100/200 Front Crawl
c. 100/150 Combined B/F Crawl
2. 20 Yard Swim, Surface dive, retrieve object, return to surface, swim back w/object using your legs only, hands must remain on the object, face out of the water.
3. Tread water for two (2) minutes using your legs only.
4. 20 yd Underwater swim, for Waterfront candidates
C. Attendance at ALL classes is mandatory.
D. Bathing suit and towel required for ALL pool activity.
E. Come prepared with light snacks and drink for energy.
F. See flyer for specific dates and times.
* Includes Pocket Mask
** On-line textbook:
Lifeguard Participant Manual
LIFEGUARD REVIEW (RE-CERTIFICATION) Current lifeguard certification holders should enroll into this online course.
New rules for re-certification in Lifeguarding-must include all segments (LG, FA, CPR-AED)
Additional Program Information
Once enrolled, participants will be sent a letter and email with the directions on how to access the On-Line portion of the course through the American Red Cross Direct Link website.
Successful completion of the Pre-Course swimming skills is required. DO NOT enroll if you CANNOT complete the requirements above. Swim Training prior to the Pre-course is highly recommended!
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *
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