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American Red Cross - Lifeguard Training FALL - 139200

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 4:00pm to 9:00pm for one week.
Students must pass all prerequisites on the first night of class.
*participants must be 15 years of age or older

Prerequisite #1 300yd Swim - (Goggles are permitted)
Participants must swim 300 yards (6 laps, down and back) continuously using the following strokes:
-demonstrate 100 yards of Freestyle/Front Crawl
-demonstrate 100 yards of Breaststroke
-final 100 yards can be any combination of either Breaststroke or Freestyle/Front Crawl
The swim is not timed and participants may take as long as necessary to complete the swim. However, participants may not stop to rest at the end of the pool or at any time during the swim. Participants are allowed one (1) retry attempt. Swimming on the back or side is not allowed.

Prerequisite #2 Treading Water (Legs Only) for 2 Minutes
Participants must be able to tread water continuously without the use of their hands or arms for two (2) minutes. Participants must maintain a vertical body position while treading (i.e. no back floating) and keep their head above water.

Prerequisite #3 Timed Event - (Goggles are NOT permitted)
Starting in the water, participants must swim 20 yards and then surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object. The participant will 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 their face at or near the surface. The participant must then exit the water without using steps or a ladder. Each participant must successfully complete the exercise in 1 minute, 40 seconds (1:40) or less.

*Attend all class sessions.
*Demonstrate competency in all required skills and activities.
*Demonstrate competency in the three final skill scenarios.
*Correctly answer 80% of the questions in the two sections of the final written exam.

***Copy and paste this link into your web browser to access the digital Lifeguarding Manual online and start studying:

Activity Description Locations Dates Times Meet Days Ages Price Details Status Share Add To Cart
American Red Cross - Lifeguard Training
Aquatic Center
09/28/2020 -10/02/2020
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
M, Tu, W, Th, F

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