Red Cross Lifeguarding Certifications Class
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- Fee: $200 per student
- Scholarship Application: Kevin Hall Scholarship 2018
- Age: 15 and Up (15 by the last day of class)
- Materials Needed: Bathing suit, towels, goggles, dry change of clothes, jacket, snacks, drinks, pen, USB/flash drive
Class Dates - Registration opens March 4
- Session 1:
- Friday, April 26 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
- Saturday, April 27 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Sunday, April 28 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Friday, May 3 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
- Saturday, May 4 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Sunday, May 5 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Session 2:
- Friday, May 10 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
- Saturday, May 11 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Sunday, May 12 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- Friday, May 17 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
- Saturday, May 18 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- Sunday, May 19 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Materials Provided with Class Fee
Digital copy of lifeguard book and resuscitation mask.
PrerequisitesCandidates must be able to demonstrate the following skills :
- Swim 300 yards without stopping
- Demonstrate breath control and rhythmic breathing
- Swim freestyle, breaststroke or a combination of both strokes
- Swimming backstroke or sidestroke is not allowed
- Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, and swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
- Tread water for two minutes using only legs. Candidates must place their hands under their arms or hold them above the water.
Participants who are 16 years of age and pass both the written and physical tests of the course will be certified by the American Red Cross in Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR, and AED, making them eligible for employment as a certified lifeguard. Although the City of Burleson may hire from the group selected, employment by the City of Burleson is not guaranteed.
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