The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatics emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over.
Participants will all receive a pocket mask and access to an American Red Cross Lifeguarding Participants e-book (books will be available for use during the course but not sent home with the participants). Upon completion of this course participants will receive American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED valid for 2 years.
--Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. Face may be in or out of the water.
--Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7-10 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.
--Exit the water without using a ladder or steps
Approximately 26 hours, 25 minutes
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-Lifeguards need to be responsible, quick thinkers, mature, have good customer service and communication skills as well as great concentration.
Free Employee Membership, **Ability to upgrade to a cheaper family membership
Free Child Care when scheduled 10+ hours a week
Contact Nickie Swenson with any inquiries or questions. email@example.com or 651-800-9492
**Depending on class size and pace of class we may finish early on specific days.***
The American Red Cross CPR Pro training provides basic life-saving training including CPR, the use of an AED, and the relief of choking for adult, child and infant patients. The goal of this skills-based training is to help students develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence to respond in a medical emergency.
To achieve certification, participants must score 70% or better on the written exam, and demonstrate all knowledge and skill objectives. CPR Pro certification is valid for two years.
The American Red Cross CPR Pro Renewal training program allows students who are currently certified to renew their certification.
This training reviews core skill objectives covered in the CPR Pro Initial training program, including CPR, the use of an AED, and the relief of choking for adult, child and infant patients. Participants should bring proof of current certification (through ARC or another national organization) with them to class.
To achieve certification, participants must score 80% or better on the written exam, and demonstrate all knowledge and skill objectives. CPR Pro certification is valid for two years.
March 30 9:00 am-3:00 pm
April 27 11:00 am-5:00 pm
This is a blended learning class. Students are expected to do online coursework before the class starts.