This is an American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification class that will certify the participant in Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, and First Aid. In order to participate in this course you must pass a pre-course which consists of a 300 yard swim using front crawl and/or breast stroke, tread water for 2 minutes using only your legs, and a timed event which includes swimming 20 yards, picking up a 10 lb. brick from the bottom of 7-10 feet of water and swimming it back to the side keeping both hands on the brick. Participant is required to attend all class sessions to receive certification.
Course will train Water Safety candidates how to teach classes in the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program by developing their understanding of how to use course materials, conduct training sessions and evaluate participants' progress. Attendance at all class sessions is required to receive certification.
The American Red Cross Basic Lifeguarding Instructor Course is to train instructors to teach the basic-level American Red Cross Lifeguarding courses. This course prepares instructor candidates to use course and presentation materials, conduct training sessions and evaluate the progress of candidates in a professional-level course. Candidates must be currently certified as a lifeguard. There is a $35 non-refundable fee due to the American Red Cross for the online pre-course.
American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid Course (Age 14 yrs +)
The American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program helps participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies. The courses in this program teach the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill person and to decide whether advanced medical care is needed.
The Junior Lifeguard Program introduces participants to skills needed for entry to the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course. Participants will learn communication and decision making skills, the basic responsibilities of a lifeguard. The program does not certify participants in the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course. Participants must pass basic swimming skills test on the first day of class.