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Lifeguard Training


 “I HAVE, kept a watchful eye on swimmers, offered parents’ peace of mind and trained hard to respond in a heartbeat.”


The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course content and activities prepare participants to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drowning and injuries.


Course Length:  31 hours, 15 minutes


Prerequisites 300 yard swim (front crawl & breaststroke)
  20 yard swim & brick retrieval from 7-10 ft water (timed)
  Age 15
Certification Lifeguarding/First Aid 3 years
Validity CPR & AED 1 year
Water Skills  Slide in Entry
  Simple Assist
  Reaching Assist and Throwing Assist with Equipment
  Passive Submerged Victim Shallow Water
First Aid Skills Secondary Assessment
  Applying an Anatomic Splint
  Applying a Soft Splint
  Using a Backboard for a Standing Victim on Land
Additional Training Administering Emergency Oxygen
  Airway Management
  Bloodborne Pathogens
  Epinephrine auto injector
  Assisting with inhaler
Course Fee $225.00 (Includes Manuals & Certifications)


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