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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.

Must be at least 16 years old on or before the last day of the course
Pre-requisites: Sunday, March 30 • 3-5 pm
In Class-Sessions: Sundays, April 6 -  May 18 • 10am - 4pm
Fee: $250 member / $275 non-member
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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.

April Class
Ages: 15+
Pre Skills: Friday, March 28• 5-6 pm

In Class-Sessions: Saturdays April  5, 12, 19, 26 & May 3 • 1-6 pm
$225 member / $250 non-member
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May Class
Date/Time: Pre-Skills Clinic:  April 25 5-6pm
In Class-Sessions:  May 3, 4, 10, 11 and 17 • 1-6pm
Fee: $225 member / $250 non-member

June Class

Date/Time: Pre-Skills Clinic:  June 1 3-4pn
Class dates:  June 9-13  9:30am-3:30pm
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