Participants must be at least 15 years old on the final day of the course and be able to complete 3 swimming pretests:
1) swim 300 yards, 100 front crawl/freestyle 100 breaststroke 100 choice on front.
2) tread water 2 minutes no hands.
3) swim 20 yards, retrieve a brick from 7-10 feet deep, return to start in under 1:40.
Participants will receive instruction in lifesaving techniques and CPR, creating an emergency action plan, and legal issues, among many other skills. The class will be taught in the water and in the classroom and will include videos, homework sheets and in water skill training. At the completion of the class, participants will need to pass a paper exam and a skills exam. Upon passing the exams, students will be certified in both Lifeguarding and CPR for 2 years.
Classes will be held both in and out of the water. Please bring swimwear, dry clothes, and food for the long days.
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