Blended Learning: Lifeguard Training Recertification (See Description)
Notes: ($45 non-refundable fee effective one week before class date)
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Class dates and times will be available by February 7, 2020 or sooner. Please check back for updated information. If you have questions please email Samantha at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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This is a Blended Learning Recertification class. Students will be emailed a link to follow instructions to complete a portion of the content online before coming to the in-class skills session. Students are required to bring their certificate of completion to the class. The online content is expected to take 4-6 hours to complete.
1) Must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this course.
2) 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.
3) Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
4) Complete a timed event within 1 minute 40 seconds. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed. Surface dive, feet first or head first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10 pound object. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.
The class is a review for those who are already certified Lifeguards, but their certification is coming due or is within 30 days of expiration. Participants will demonstrate all water rescue skills and the prerequisites. CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer is included. Plus a prerequisite swim. There is a $45 non-refundable fee effective two weeks before class date. Class times are subject to change, based on class ability.