2019 Lifeguard Certification Class
Instructor: WestFit Aquatics Manager Mia Tober
5/18 Sat 2:30pm – 7pm
5/19 Sun 9am – 5:30pm
5/24 Fri 4pm – 7pm
5/25 Sat 2:30pm – 7pm
5/26 Sun 9am – 5:30pm
· Must bring proof of age: Candidate must be at least 15 years or older. Acceptable forms are:
· Must be able to swim 300yds continuously, in Freestyle or Breaststroke, while demonstrating rhythmic breathing.
· Candidate must be able to tread water for two minutes without the use of arms.
· Candidate must be able to lift 10lbs and swim with item on chest in a timed test.
***If any participant CANNOT complete the prerequisites, they will NOT be permitted to continue the course, and will NOT be issued a refund. ***
About the Course
This course is held through The Red Cross. After successful completion of this course candidates will hold a Red Cross Lifeguard, First Aid, CRP and AED certificate. This certificate stays active for two years. Candidate can recertify in a Lifeguard renewal course. If your certificate does expire, there is a 30-day grace period to complete a renewal course. Failure to renew the certificate within the 30 days will result in the expiration of your certificate, expired candidates will need to retake the Lifeguard course over to recertify.
This course will be held in the pool and also in the classroom. Participants should plan on bringing their own towels, swimsuits, laptops/tablets (NO PHONES) and CPR masks. If you do not have a current CPR mask please click on the link below to be directed to the Red Cross Website: https://www.redcross.org/store/training-supplies/cpr-masks-and-face-shields