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American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course

Date Days Time Registration Deadline
January 31 - February 2 Friday 3 – 10pm 1/29/2020
Saturday & Sunday 8am – 8pm
March 13 - 15 Friday 3 – 10pm 3/11/2020
Saturday & Sunday 8am – 8pm
April 17 - 19 Friday 3 – 10pm 4/15/2020
Saturday & Sunday 8am – 8pm
May 8 - 10  Friday 3 – 10pm 5/6/2020
Saturday & Sunday 8am – 8pm

Price: $225.00 (includes: pocket mask, certification cards)

The American Red Cross Lifeguarding training provides individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to keep patrons of aquatic facilities safe in and around water.

Course Prerequisites:
These are generally performed during the first few hours of class. Failure to successfully complete these skills will result in your removal from the course with no refund.

  • Students bring proof of age (15 years of age by the last day of class).
  • Swim 300 yards continuously (non-stop)using either breaststroke or front crawl. Swimming must have coordinated arm and leg movement with rhythmic breathing (face in the water and turning head for a breath). Arms should come out of the water during the front crawl.
  • Tread water in the deep end of the pool for 2 minutes using only the legs.
  • Swim 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, and swim 20 yards face up (on your back)back to the starting point holding the object with two hands in under 1 minute and 40 seconds. Time stops when the brick is put on the deck and the participant exits the water onto the deck without using a ladder/stairs.

Lunch and Breaks:
Lunch - Lunch breaks are provided each day. There are some restaurants located across the street; however, time will be limited.
Break - There will be small 5 to 10 minute breaks throughout the class.

Items Provided for the Course:
American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Book for use during the course
CPR Resuscitation Mask for use during the course
American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certificate An email with a link for your certificate will come from the American Red Cross within one week following course completion.

Items Needed for the Course:
One-piece swimsuit, several towels, goggles (for the 300) and swim cap if needed, hair ties for long hair, an extra change of clothing-including sweatshirt/pants (the rooms can be cool), pen or pencil, notebook for notes, and food and drinks for the day.

Lifeguard Fact Sheet for interested participants.

Note: Class may be let out early each day due to advanced course progression or instructor discretion. Minimum enrollment for a class is 5 individuals–if this minimum is not met, you have the option for a full refund or rescheduling for a different course date.

Register: Purchase course at the CRWC-Welcome Desk - Member Service. Cash and major credit cards accepted.

 

American Red Cross Lifeguard Review

The purpose of the Lifeguard Training review course is to give individuals with a current Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certification the opportunity to review the course content within a formal course setting and renew their current certification in a shortened amount of time. 

Date Days Time Registration Deadline
May 23  Saturday 8am – 8pm 5/20/2020

Price: $125

Register: Purchase course at the CRWC Welcome Desk -Member Service. Cash and major credit cards accepted.

 

American Red Cross Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED & First Aid

Adult, Child, and Infant CPR/AED and First Aid Training will give participants the ability to recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac and first aid emergencies. Upon successful completion of the course, an Adult and Pediatric First Aid and CPR/AED certification will be awarded. Thus us valid for two years.

Date Days Time Registration Deadline
April 11 Saturday 10am – 5pm 4/8/2020
May 2 Saturday 10am – 5pm 4/29/2020

Price: $70

Register: Purchase course at the CRWC Welcome Desk -Member Service. Cash and major credit cards accepted.

Fact Sheet First Aid CPR for interested participants.

Note: Minimum enrollment for a class is 5 individuals–if this minimum is not met, you have the option for a full refund or rescheduling for a later course date.

 

American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor 

The purpose of this instructor course is to train instructor candidates to teach courses and presentations in the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program including Parent and Child Aquatics, Preschool Aquatics, Learn-to-Swim, Adult Swim, Private Lessons, Water Safety Courses and Water Safety Presentations.

Date Days Time Registration Deadline
TBD Monday - Thursday 8am-1pm

Price: $275

Register: Purchase course at the CRWC Welcome Desk -Member Service. Cash and major credit cards accepted.