American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification Course

April 5 - 9, 2020 • 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Curriculum Includes

  • CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers
  • Lifeguarding
  • Waterfront Lifeguard (Optional Module)
  • First Aid Certification

Prerequisites

  • Must be 15 years old on or before the final session of the course
  • Swim 300 yards (550 for the waterfront module) continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing using the front crawl and breaststroke. Swim goggles are allowed.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.
  • Complete a timed event within 1 minute 40 seconds.
  • Starting in the water with no goggles swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke. Surface dive 7-10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object. Surface and swim 20 yards keeping the object on your chest at the surface of the water with both hands on it. Exit the water without using a ladder.

Certification Requirements

In order to successfully complete the certification, each candidate needs to pass/ complete the prerequisite swim test, a water rescue scenario, written test, blended learning online material, and must attend all classes.

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$360 $450

For more information, contact Jim Goodwin at 203.989.1308 or email goodwj@chelseapiersct.com.