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Lifeguarding Course

Minimum age 15

 

The American Red Cross Lifeguarding program objective is to teach the skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Fee includes all materials.  

There is approximately 7 hours of online learning that must be completed prior to the first class.  Once registered with South Windsor Parks & Rec., Joe Lodge, the instructor of the course, will send a web link directly to the participant in order to begin their online course work. Please check your email for a link from healthandsafetytrainingct@gmail.com. 

 

Prerequisites:
  • Swim 300 yards continuously using a mix of front crawl & breaststroke.
  • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, 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 second.
  • Tread water with no hands for 2 minutes

    

 

   Certification: American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer: Valid for 2 years.

 

• Lifeguard Course A

 Friday, 6/5, 5pm-8pm, Saturday and Sunday 6/6 - 6/7  10am-7pm

Location: VMP, Please bring a lunch on the weekend days. 

 

• Lifeguard Course B

 Friday, 6/12, 5pm-8pm,   Saturday and Sunday, 6/13 - 6/14 10am-7pm

Location: VMP, Please bring a lunch on the weekend days. 

 

• Lifeguard Course C

 Friday, 6/26, 5pm-8pm,   Saturday and Sunday, 6/27 - 6/28 10am-7pm

Location: VMP, Please bring a lunch on the weekend days. 

 

• Lifeguard Course D

 Monday-Friday, 7/6-7/10, 9am-1pm

Location: VMP

 

• Lifeguard Course E

 Monday-Friday, 7/27-7/31, 9am-1pm

Location: VMP

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