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Lifeguard Training

Class Date & Times:

Non-refundable Registration $50
Class Fee Balance $100

Registration Deadline:

Participants must be at least 16 years of age prior to the first day of class.

Prerequisites: ( Pre-Test)
Tread water for 2 minutes
Swim 100 yards of front crawl
Swim 50 yards of each:
Front crawl with the head up
Breaststroke with head up
Elementary backstroke with hands-on chest
Feet-first surface dive to a depth of 10 feet and swim underwater for 15 feet
Start in the shallow end, sprint 60 feet, perform head surface dive to retrieve an object in 10 feet of water, tread water for 1 minute without hands, return the object to the depth of 10 feet, swim remainder of pool length, exit pool and perform 100 chest compressions on a mannequin
E-Learning: 8 hours of e-learning prior to classroom sessions
Participants must complete E-Learning prior to classroom sessions
Certification Includes:
Lifeguard Certification
CPR AED & First Aid
Emergency Oxygen Administer

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