Lifeguarding Class

Class begins Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Tentative Class Schedule for 2017 below.

 

This course provides the skills and knowledge to be a traditional pool lifeguard. This all-inclusive course includes  FIRST AID and CPR FOR THE PROFESSIONAL RESCUER. Certificates of completion are issued upon successful completion of course. Lifeguarding and First Aid certificate are valid for two years and a CPR for Professional Rescuer certificate is valid for two year. When class is successfully completed you will be able to perform lifeguard skills at a traditional swimming pool.

PREREQUISITE: Must be 15 years of age or older BEFORE THE END OF CLASS. Participants must;

  1. Swim 300 yards continuously, consisting of freestyle and or breaststroke, or a combination of both freestyle and breaststroke.
  2. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards, without goggles, Surface dive, feet first or head first, to a depth of 7-10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound brick, Return to the surface and swim the 20 yards back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the brick and keeping the face at or near the surface so that they are able to get a breath, exit the water without using the ladder.
  3. Tread water for 2 minutes using legs only

There will be two written tests, applicants must successfully pass each test with 80% or higher.

There also will be a physical test of three scenarios.

There will be a fee for this class. Failure to pass pretest will allow refund of full tuition fees. Failure of class will not allow a refund.

One Question that is asked often; I can’t make class because I have to study for finals, I have my sports banquet or something else with the ending of school.
My answer is; Don’t worry about it as long as I know we can arrange a make up date.

To sign up for class email instructor at: poolmanager@reswimclub.org

To review or download  Lifeguard Manual  

Lifeguarding Fact Sheet

Participants Check List

Tentative LG Schedule;

Wednesday, May 31 thru Friday, June 2nd, 2017
Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 Make up day

Monday, June 5th thru Friday, June 9th, 2017
Saturday, June 10th, 2017 Make up day

All classes will begin at 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm Monday-Friday; Saturday classes will be 8:30am -12:30pm
Above Schedule is subject to change