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Learn how to effectively prevent and respond to water emergencies with American Red Cross lifeguard training, the most respected source for this training and certification. With our lifeguard training courses, you will learn how effective preparation and quick response times are vital to being a lifeguard while also understanding the crucial elements in helping to prevent drownings and injuries.

Our detailed training includes both testing of hands-on skills as well as a written test. Upon successful completion of the Lifeguarding course, you will receive a Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certification, 
which is valid for two years and is accepted nationwide.

Blended Learning Lifeguarding: Full Course 
This course is for those training for the first time or for those whose certifications have expired.   

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.
This course is for those training for the first time or for those whose certifications have expired.   
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.

Prerequisite test:  




  1. Swim 300 yards continuously.


  2. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.


  3. 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.




**Course dates and times**




  • In-person at the Ginny Smithers Pool Pre-test May 17, 2022 at 4pm


  • Online course dates: May 18. 2022 - May 22, 2022


  • Blended learning classes: online portion takes approximately 7 hours 30 minutes


  • In-person at the Ginny Smithers Pool: 3-7pm on May 23rd, May 25th, June 1st, June 6th, June 8th


  • Final in-water skills test and written multiple choice test given on the last day





Blended Learning Lifeguard Renewal Review Course
This abbreviated renewal course is offered only to current Lifeguards, or those with a Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certification expired by no more than 30 days. Proof of certification must be shown to the instructor on the first day.
  
Course dates and times:




  • In-person at the Ginny Smithers Pool Pretest  June 2, 2022 at 4pm


  • Online course dates: June 3. 2022 - June 6, 2022


  • Blended learning classes: online portion takes approximately 7 hours 30 minutes to complete


  • In-person at the Ginny Smithers Pool: 3-7pm on June 7th, June 9th from  3-7pm and 3-6pm on June 14th


  • Final in-water skills test and written multiple choice test given on the last day







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Blended Learning Lifeguarding: Full Course 
16 and up N/A MW  05/23/2022 - 06/08/2022
03:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Kennedy Pool (Family Swim, Toddler & Beginner Swim Lessons, 3rd Grade Lessons, Small Craft Practices, etc)
$400.00 Res
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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