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: On an as needed basis or when 6 participants are registered.
Fees: $200 YM $250 PM
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: On an as needed basis Fees: $75 YM $90 PM