Lifeguarding Program

American Red Cross Lifeguarding

Provides entry-level participants 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 EMS personnel take over. Combination of online learning and in-person skills session. Content equivalent to traditional course with less time spent in a classroom. Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED which is valid for 2 years.
 
Prerequisites:

  • Minimum age: 15 years by the end of the class.
  • Swim 300 yards continuously using front crawl and breaststroke only demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates will place arms under the armpits
  • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. Surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps. Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds. Goggles may not be used.

Certification Requirements:

  • Attend all class sessions
  • Wear proper swimming attire
  • Successfully complete online portion. Instructions will be given in the first class
  • Demonstrate competency in all required skills and activities
  • Demonstrate competency in all final rescue scenarios
  • Pass both Section 1 – CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid and Section 2 – Lifeguarding Skills final written exams with a minimum of 80 percent. 

 
Payment Information:

Payment must be done through standardhands.com one week prior to the class.

Cost: $350.00 (Lifeguard Manual and Pocket Mask Included)

LGF January Offering 2019

Payment due 1/11
1/18 Fri 8 PM – 10 PM (Pre-course with parent or guardian present if under 18)
1/19 Sat 5 PM – 10 PM (Class 1)
1/20 Sun 5 PM – 10 PM (Class 2)
1/26 Sat 5 PM – 10 PM ( Class 3)
1/27 Sun 5 PM – 10 PM (Class 4)

LGF April Offering 2018  (2019 TBA)

Payment due 4/23
4/26 Thur 8 PM – 10 PM (Pre-course with parent or guardian present if under 18)
4/28 Sat 4 PM – 10 PM (Class 1)
4/29 Sun 4 PM – 10 PM (Class 2)
5/5 Sat 4 PM – 10 PM ( Class 3)
5/6 Sun 4 PM – 10 PM (Class 4) (Make up session​)

LGF June Offering 2018 (2019 TBA)

Payment due 6/14
6/21 Thur 8 PM – 10 PM (Pre-course with parent or guardian present if under 18)
6/25 Mon 5 PM – 10 PM (Class 1)
6/27 Wed 5 PM – 10 PM (Class 2)
6/28 Thur 5 PM – 10 PM ( Class 3)
6/29 Fri 5 PM – 10 PM (Class 4) 

LGF July Offering 2018 (2019 TBA)

Payment due 6/21
6/28 Thur 8 PM – 10 PM (Pre-course with parent or guardian present if under 18)
7/2 Mon 5 PM – 10 PM (Class 1)
7/3 Tue 5 PM – 10 PM (Class 2)
*7/4 Independence Day
7/5 Thur 5 PM – 10 PM (Class 3)
7/6 Fri 5 PM – 10 PM (Class 4)

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Review (Re-certification)

An abbreviated Lifeguarding course that briefly reviews course information and allows practice of skills and knowledge before testing. Current Lifeguarding certification is required to participate in the review course. Combination of online learning and in-person skills session. Content equivalent to traditional course with less time spent in a classroom. Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED which is valid for 2 years. Goggles may not be used.

Prerequisites:

  • Minimum age: 16 years
  • Swim 300 yards continuously using front crawl and breaststroke only demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates will place arms under the armpits.
  • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. Surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps. Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds.

Certification Requirements:

  • Attend all class sessions
  • Demonstrate competency in all required skills and activities
  • Demonstrate competency in all final rescue scenarios
  • Pass both Section 1 – CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid and Section 2 – Lifeguarding Skills final written exams with a minimum of 80 percent.  

Payment Information:

Payment must be done through standardhands.com one week prior to the class.

Cost: $200.00 (Lifeguard Manual and Pocket Mask Included)

LGR January Offering 2019

Payment due 1/11
1/18 Fri 8 PM – 10 PM (Pre-course with parent or guardian present if under 18)
1/19 Sat 5 PM – 10 PM (Class 1)
1/20 Sun 5 PM – 10 PM (Class 2)

LGR April Offering 2018 (2019 TBA)

Payment due 4/23
4/26 Thur 8 PM – 10 PM (Pre-course with parent or guardian present if under 18)
5/5 Sat 4 PM – 10 PM ( Class 1)
5/6 Sun 4 PM – 10 PM (Class 2) ​

LGR June Offering 2018 (2019 TBA)

Payment due 6/14
6/21 Thur 8 PM – 10 PM (Pre-course with parent or guardian present if under 18)
6/28 Thur 5 PM – 10 PM ( Class 1)
6/29 Fri 5 PM – 10 PM (Class 2) 

​LGR July Offering 2018 (2019 TBA)

Payment due 6/21
6/28 Thur 8 PM – 10 PM (Pre-course with parent or guardian present if under 18)
7/5 Thur 5 PM – 10 PM (Class 1)
7/6 Fri 5 PM – 10 PM (Class 2) 

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