American Red Cross Lifeguard Training
Call Cassy Currie for the next session class dates.
The American Red Cross Lifeguarding program gives participants the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course includes the latest science in first aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, emergency cardiac care, as well as the latest lifeguarding rescue skills and safety protocols. There is a minimum age of 15 years old, and the following pre-requisites:
- Swim 500 yards continuously
- Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
Contact: Cassy Currie, 739-4715