Lifeguard Certification Blended Learning Course
Provides entry-level participants the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over. Participants who successfully complete the Lifeguarding course receive an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED valid for 2 years.
Minimum age: 15 years; Swim 300 yards continuously; Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs; Complete a timed event within 1 minute 40 seconds by starting in the water swimming 20 yards surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point exit the water without using steps or a ladder.
Online lessons must be completed before the first in-person class session. In-Person Class Meetings are held at Fort MacArthur Swimming Pool. Registration Fee: $45.00 (space is limited).
MUST SCHEDULE SWIM TEST BEFORE REGISTERING FOR CLASS.