|Prerequisites: Participants must be 15 or older (Proof of age required)
Pre-Test: Participants must be able to swim 300 yards (12 laps) continuously, demonstrating breath control and rythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both, but swimming on back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used. They must tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under their armpits. They must swin 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive to the depth of 10 feet, retrieve a 10 lb object, return to the surface and swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the objest. When returning to the starting point, the participant's face must remain above water while holding the brick with two hands (Timed requirement within 1 minute and 40 seconds)
This course is intended to teach life guard 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 aquatic emergencies, and to prevent drowning or injuries.
Participants will receive an American Red Cross Lifeguarding certificate, First Aid, CPR and AED certifications upon successful completion of this course.