LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION

This certification course is a 30 hour course and attendance is mandatory at every meeting.

Must be at least 15 by the end of the class.

Required Prerequisites
Must pass the following in order to complete the class:

    1. 300 yard swim test using Freestyle and Breaststroke nonstop.
    1. Tread water for two minutes with arms across the chest.
    1. Perform a timed event that requires a 20 yard swim, surface dive to 8 – 9 feet of water, bring up a 10lb. brick, and kick back to the starting point with the brick on chest and no use of hands.

Please bring proof of age to the prerequisite training (driver’s license, state ID card, birth certificate). Bring swim suit and towel to every meeting. Course materials will be provided.

Member: $175
Participant: $200

Registration is limited to ten participants.

CLASS DATES AND TIMES:

April Class
Pre course skill check Monday, April 2, 5 p.m.
Wednesday, April 11, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Thursday, April 12, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, April 14, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday, April 19, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday, April 20, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, April 28, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

May Class
Pre course skill check Thursday, May 3, 5 p.m.
Thursday, May 10, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday, May 11, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, May 12, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday, May 17, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday, May 18, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, May 19, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

July Class
Pre course skill check Thursday, July 5, 5 p.m.
Thursday, July 12, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday, July 13, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, July 14, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday, July 19, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday, July 20, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday, July 21, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Register for one of our upcoming Lifeguard Certification classes below.

JUNIOR LIFEGUARDING

Junior lifeguarding, for ages 11 – 14, will be a transition from our upper swim lesson classes to the American Red Cross Lifeguarding program. This is not a certification course. Junior lifeguarding will introduce participants to:

  1. Skills needed to enter the American Red Cross Lifeguarding class
  2. Communication and decision-making skills
  3. Basic responsibilities of a lifeguard
  4. Basic knowledge and skills required to be a lifeguard

Pre course skill check Fri., May 4, 5 p.m.
Class days: Saturday, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, July 7, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. each Saturday.

Instructed by Matt Hamblen and Holly Austin. Participants will need a swimsuit and goggles at each class.

Member: $15
Participant: $20

Register for our upcoming Junior Lifeguarding Class