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Lifeguard Training

& Water Safety Instructor Training


American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification Class. Participants will learn to teach water safety including the Basic Water Rescue and Personal Water Safety courses, six levels of Learn-to-Swim, three levels of Preschool Aquatics and two levels of Parent and Child Aquatics. WSI certification will be issued upon completion of this course.

Must have a Fundamentals of Instructor Training Certificate within the last year or have a current national Health and Safety Services Instructor Authorization Certificate. Must also be able to swim 1 lap of each stroke and 1 length of butterfly.

Fall WSI Certification Class
When: Pre-skill clinic: Saturday, September 27 • 3 –5 pm

Classes: Sat, Oct. 4 – Nov. 22 • 10 am – 4 pm
Fee: $250 members / $275 community
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Get your Red Cross Certification at The J!

lifeguard trainingThis American Red Cross Lifeguarding certification course will provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies. Participants must be able to swim 300 yards continuously, tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs and complete a timed event that includes a surface dive and swimming 40 yards.

Participants who attend all classes, demonstrate competency in all rescue scenarios and pass Sections 1 and 2 of the American Red Cross tests receive American Red Cross lifeguard certifications. Click here for details about this class.

Ages: 15+
Date/Time: Pre-Skill Clinic: Friday, Aug 22, 2014 • 3:30-5 pm
Class Dates – September 6, 7, 13 & 14 (4 sessions) • 1–6 pm
Fee: $225 members / $250 non-members
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