Lifeguard Class Details

Prerequisites:

  • 15 years of age before completion of the class. (proof of age must be brought to the first class)
  • $100 non-refundable deposit required to register.
  • Comfortably pass the swim test  

Swim TEst

1. 300 yard continuous swim using Front Crawl, and or Breast Stroke. (this requirement is not timed)

2. Object retrieval. Swim 20 yards and surface dive to a depth of 12 feet retrieve a 10 pound object and swim 20 yards returning it to the side of the pool within 1 minute and 40 seconds. (goggles are not allowed) 

3.  Tread water using only the legs for two minutes. Candidates should place their hands under their armpits.

Please be aware that these skills are required to participate in the class. All students should be confident in water as these skills are the foundation for the class.   

Additional details

  • Students will receive the life guarding manual and a pocket rescue mask.  
  • Students must receive an 80% on both written exams.
  • Students must pass a practical exam by preforming vital skills to the required standard.    
  • Certification is valid for 2 years.
  • Participation in this class does not guarantee certification.  

 

 

Re-certification details

  Prerequisite:

  • Must hold a current Lifeguard Certification (cannot re-certify after the expiration date of the original certification)
  • Comfortably pass the swim test
  • Bring your own Lifeguard book and pocket resuce mask

Swim TEst

1. 300 yard continuous swim using Front Crawl, and or Breast Stroke. (this requirement is not timed)

2. Object retrieval. Swim 20 yards and surface dive to a depth of 12 feet retrieve a 10 pound object and swim 20 yards returning it to the side of the pool within 1 minute and 40 seconds. (goggles are not allowed) 

3.  Tread water using only the legs for two minutes. Candidates should place their hands under their armpits.

Please be aware that these skills are required to participate in the class. All students should be confident in water as these skills are the foundation for the class.

 

Additional details  

  • Students must receive an 80% on both written exams.
  • Students must pass a practical exam by preforming vital skills to the required standard.    
  • Certification is valid for 2 years.
  • Participation in this class does not guarantee re-certification.  

 

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