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Lifeguard Training - American Red Cross-with On- Line & In-Person sessions - Winter/Spring 2022 Register View Cart

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.   If 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



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)

COVID19 REQUIREMENTS
COVID-19 UPDATE: EFFECTIVE September 1, 2021
As we begin our fall/winter programming, we are updating our COVID-19 Guidance for all program participants. Guidance provided below considers that we are in an area with high transmission rates (Warren County).
Additional announcements will be shared as guidance from Warren County Public Health is updated.
All participants are encouraged to NOT attend programming if they are not feeling well or if a family member is not feeling well.
Additionally, it is recommended that participants keep their hands clean, wear face coverings and practice social distancing when participating in all indoor activities or programs.
QBY. SCHOOL FACILITY PARTICIPANTS:
Participants of programs that use INDOOR school facilities are REQUIRED to wear masks at all times (Except while participating in aquatic programs).
OUTDOOR FACILITY USE:
Participants at outdoor programs, trails or facilities are NOT required to wear face coverings unless they are unable to maintain social distancing or in large gatherings.
VACCINATED PARTICIPANTS:
With the exception of Qby. School Facilities, face coverings are recommended during indoor activities and programs. Participants may be asked to show vaccination card or NYS Excelsior Pass.
UNVACCINATED PARTICIPANTS:
REQUIRED to wear masks for indoor activities and programs (Regardless of location) and should maintain 6’ social distancing when possible.

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 In-Water Skills is required. DO NOT enroll if you CANNOT complete the pre- course requirements above. The available Lifeguard Training Preparation Course prior to the pre-course is highly recommended!

LIFEGUARD TRAINING PREPARATION COURSE
  • This class is intended to provide instruction and conditioning before deciding whether or not one should enroll into the Full Lifeguard Training Course.
  • FOR..................................................................Ages 15 & Up
  • WHEN............…....... March 22-April 7 (Tuesdays & Thursdays)
  • TIME.................................................................7:30 -8:30 pm
  • WHERE..................…........Queensbury Elementary School Pool
  • FEE.................................................................................FREE
  • NEED to Pre-Register for this program, even though it is FREE

AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD TRAINING
  • FOR..................................................................Ages 15 & Up
  • WHEN..............................….........April 18-22 (Monday-Friday)
  • TIME............................................................9:00 am-3:00 pm
  • WHERE..................……......Queensbury Elementary School Pool
  • FEE.....................…..............Resident $325; Non-Resident $375
  • (Includes pocket mask) Materials online
  • CLASS SIZE...............…..................... Minimum 6; Maximum 10
  • Attendance at ALL classes is mandatory. Bathing Suit & Towel are REQUIRED.

LIFEGUARD TRAINING REVIEW COURSE (Re-Cert)
  • FOR.................................................................Ages 17 & Up
  • WHEN.......................................................... April 22 (Friday)
  • TIME...........................................................9:00 am-4:00 pm
  • WHERE.....................…....Queensbury Elementary School Pool
  • FEE..............................…...... $225 (Resident & Non-Resident)

Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
 
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Lifeguard Certification - Am. Red Cross Original 
15 and up N/A MTuWThF  04/18/2022 - 04/22/2022
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Queensbury Elementary School - Pool/Locker Room
$325.00 Res, $375.00 Non-Res
10 seat(s) available
 
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LG Review (aka Re-Cert.) 
17 and up N/A 04/22/2022
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM

Queensbury Elementary School - Pool/Locker Room
$225.00 Res, $225.00 Non-Res
10 seat(s) available
 
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LIFEGUARD TRAINING PREPARATION COURSE 
15 and up N/A TuTh  03/22/2022 - 04/07/2022
07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

Queensbury Elementary School - Pool/Locker Room
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
9 seat(s) available
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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