|There are 4 sections of this class|
|Ages:||15 years and Up|
Swimming Instruction Fees Fees: $150.00 (Required)
Applicable discounts not applied and Taxes included in price.
The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course is to teach lifeguard candidates the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course content and activities prepare candidates to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies. The course includes Lifeguarding, CPR/AED and First Aid. Upon Successful completion of the Lifeguard Training course, each participant will receive an American Red Cross Lifeguarding/CPR/AED/First Aid certification valid for two (2) years.
15 years of age by the end of the class
Pass a pre-course screening in swimming skills:
300 yard continuous swim
Tread water for 2 minutes only using legs. Candidates must either hold hands out of water or place them under pits
Timed Skill: Swim 20 yards, retrieve 10 lb. brick from 10 ft depth, swim back 20 yards, and climb out of pool without using a ladder or steps in 1 minute 40 seconds
Demonstrate competency in all required skills
Demonstrate competency in the three final skill scenarios
Correctly answer at least 80% of the questions in each of the sections of the final written examination
Items to Bring to Class:
Swim Suit: Female (one piece suit) Male (suit with liner)
Pocket Mask (received first day of class)
Lifeguard Book (available online at the American Red Cross website)
No refunds will be given if unable to complete course requirements.
For more information please contact the Bryan Aquatic Center, 979-209-5222.