Waterpark Lifeguarding


The purpose of the American Red Cross Waterpark Lifeguarding course is to teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies both in a pool and at a waterpark environment. The course content and activities prepare participants to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drowning and injuries.




Course Length:  33 hours, 15 minutes


Prerequisites 300 yard swim (front crawl & breaststroke)
  20 yard swim & brick retrieval from 7-10 ft water (timed)
  Age 15
Certification Waterpark Lifeguarding/First Aid 3 years
Validity CPR & AED 2 years
Water Skills  Slide in Entry
  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



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Last updated:
March 23, 2007