Lifeguard Training Course
Class Limit: Min 4 Max 6 Location: Beede Center
Ages: 15+ years old
This course covers the following: Lifeguard Training, First Aid, AED, and CPR for the Professional Rescuer. The minimum age for this course is 15. Proof of age in form of a driver's license, birth certificate, or passport must be presented at the Pre-Test. Students who do not pass the pre-test will not be permitted to attend the course.
1. Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.
2. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs with hands positioned under the armpits.
3. Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds: Starting in the water, swim 20 yards, surface dive and retrieve a 10 pound brick in 7-10 feet of water and return to starting point holding the brick with both hands while keeping your face above the water and exit the water without using a ladder or steps. Swim goggles are not allowed.
Fees include all materials for the course and Red Cross fees.
The registration period ends 7 days prior to the first class. If the student withdraws before the end of the registration period, a $25 non-refundable fee will be applied. If the student withdraws on or after the registration period, a $75 non-refundable fee will be applied. If the student fails the pre-test, a $100 non-refundable fee will be applied. Punctual attendance is required at all class sessions. No exceptions will be made!
For more information, please contact Aquatics at: 978-287-1000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
COURSE-December 26-29, 2017 or June 11-June 15, 2018
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