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Greensburg, In 47240
812-663-YMCA (9622)

 AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION CLASS

Lifeguarding Course – American Red Cross

ARC Lifeguarding course is designed to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with 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  emergency medical services personnel take over.  Bring One-Piece Swim Suit/Shorts, Goggles and Towel to each class.  Minimum of 6 to run the course.  Certification valid for 2 years.  Participants must be 15 years old before end of course. Prerequisite skills:  300 yard swim, continuous: front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both only.  Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.  Swim 20 yards, dive down feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 ft to retrieve a 10-pound object; re-surface and swim 20 yards on your back to starting point with both hands holding the object face at or near the surface. Exit at pool edge. (Timed skill <1:40)

Meets: Thursday Jan 23 4:30 pm  - 7:30 pm (includes pre-course test) Fees: $200 YM $250 PM

Saturday Jan 25 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Sunday Jan 26 8:00 am  -6:00 pm

Saturday Feb 1 8:00 am - 5:00 pm if needed

 

Lifeguarding Review/Recertification Course

Review of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Course  for recertification.  Participants will perform prerequisite skills along with all of the Lifeguarding course skills; Water Rescue, CPR/AED/First Aid for recertification in a  shorter format.  Intended for Lifeguards who are close to expiration date or recently expired.  Please bring one-piece swim suit/swim shorts, goggles, towel and pocket mask.

Meets: Tuesday Jan 23 4:30 pm  - 7:30 pm

Saturday Jan 25 8:00 am  – 2:00 pm Fees: $75 YM $90 PM

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