Lifeguard Certification


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Our Lifeguard Certification Class (ages 15+) is taught by Red Cross Certified Instructors

Show the world what you’re made of—become a Lifeguard! Here is your chance to build your resume and show the world what you can do:
Prepare for college and a career by developing leadership and communication skills
Be a hero by learning lifesaving skills such as first aid and CPR
Have fun and earn money at a job you love 

*Interested parties must pass the Pretest prior to enrollment in the class*

Attendance of each session is required for certification.
If all 5 classes are NOT attended, there will be no certification and no refund

Course Prerequisites

  • 300 yard swim demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. May use front crawl, breaststroke or combination of both

  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only legs. Hands should be placed under armpits
  • Complete the following timed event: Starting in water, swim 20 yards (no goggles), surface dive to retrieve 10 pound brick, return to surface and swim 20 yards on back to starting point with both hands holding brick and keeping the face at or near the surface. Exit water without using ladder or steps. Must be completed in 1minutes and 40 seconds 



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