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Lifeguard Certification Class

Safety Classes
Lifeguard Certification Class

Please select “Program Registration” on the right side of your screen, and follow the steps for registration.  Students have already been assigned a username, so they will need to select “Forgot Username/Password” to sign in and receive the appropriate fees.

Dates and Fees:
Fall 2018 Courses:

  • August 13, 14, and 15: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. all three days
  • September 7, 8 , and 9: 4-8 p.m. Friday, 12 – 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
  • September 21, 22, and 23: 4-8 p.m. Friday, 12 – 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
  • October 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, and 18: 3 – 7 p.m. all days.
  • October 5, 6, and 7: 4 – 8 p.m. Friday, 12 – 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Student: $150
Member: $250
Non-Member: $300

This 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.

Prerequisites: 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.

Participants who successfully complete the Lifeguarding course receive an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, valid for 2 years.

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