Lifeguard Certification

Every day, about ten people die from unintentional drowning. Help reduce that number by becoming a lifeguard and help make swimming a safe and fun recreational activity.

Learn to prevent emergencies and save lives in this course!

The purpose of the lifeguarding course is to teach the knowledge and skills needed to help prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies.  This consists of land and water rescue skills as well as first aid and CPR/AED.

Must attend ALL dates/times to certify: 
April 26  5-10 p.m.
April 27  9 a.m.-6 p.m.
April 28  9 a.m.-6 p.m.
May 5  12-6 p.m.

Requirements

  • Participants must be 15 years or older by the final day of the course.
  • Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing using front crawl and breastroke.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only your legs.
  • Complete a retrieval exercise within 1 minute, 40 seconds or less. This includes: 20 yard swim, surface dive, retrieve a 10 lb. brick from 7-10 foot depth, swim back 20 yards and exit without using the ladder or steps.

 

Prices
Students $175
Community Members $200

Questions? Please call (316) 978-3082.