This course is an official certification class where students will learn the fundamentals of water safety, CPR/First Aid and lifeguard skills for responding to emergency situations in and around the water. The course will include both classroom style lectures, video and in water skill training. Students are required to demonstrate the following abilities on day one: 1.) Treading water for 2 minutes (no hands) 2.) Swimming 300 yards non-stop using front crawl and breaststroke 3.) retrieve a 10lb brick from the bottom of the pool at 10 ft deep, and then swimming it back to the wall in under 90 seconds. Students must be 15 years of age by the completion of the course. In order to pass the class and become certified students must pass pre-testing on day one and attend all sessions, scoring 80% or better on both written exams and passing the final in water testing day. Please note: Lifeguard training is an intensive course with physical demands and significant independent reading. Anyone that does not pass the pre-testing or any sections of the course will not be refunded.
This program does not include the waterfront certification!