Lifeguard Classes

American Red Cross lifeguard certification classes are offered year round, including one day classes for re-certification. To participate, students must be 15 years old by the final class date and must demonstrate the following skills:

    Swim 300 yards continuously: 100 crawl stroke, 100 breaststroke, 100 choice stroke on stomach
    Tread water for two minutes using only the legs
    Complete the following timed event within 1 minute 40 seconds: Starting in the water, swim 20 yards, surface dive, feet first or
    head first, to a depth of 7 to 10 ft. to retrieve a 10-lb object, return to the surface, and swim 20 yards on the back to the starting
    point, with both hands holding the object, and exiting the water without using a ladder or steps.

Once the class is passed, the certification is good for two years and includes lifeguarding, cpr, first aid, and aed.
See the information form below for more specific dates and cost.
Open to non-members.

Class schedule 2019 thru May 2020
Registration form

*When signing up for class 101, 102, or 103 please indicate your first and second choice of classes.  If we do not get a minimum of 8 students the classes may have to be combined.    

CLASS 101—Pretest-Wednesday Dec 11th 7-8 pm               CLASS 101- Sunday Dec 22nd 9am-5pm  
Wednesday Dec 18th  5pm-9pm CLASS 102- Saturday Dec 28th 9am-5pm                                                              
Friday Dec 20th  5pm-8pm             CLASS 103- Friday Jan 3rd 9am-5pm                              
Sunday Dec 22nd   9am-5pm        CLASS 104- Sunday April 5th 9am-5pm                                        
Monday Dec 23rd   9am-5pm       CLASS 105- Thursday April 9th 8am-6pm                                                                                                           
CLASS 102—Pretest-Wednesday Dec 11th 7-8pm      CLASS 106- Saturday May 9th 9am-5pm              
Friday Dec 27th 9am-5pm                                          
Saturday Dec 28th 9am-5pm
Sunday Dec 29th 9am-5pm  
CLASS 103—Pretest-Wednesday Dec 11th 7-8 pm                        
Thursday Jan 2nd 9am-5pm                        
Friday Jan 3rd 9am-5pm                         

Saturday Jan 4th 9am-5pm
CLASS 104—Pretest-Wednesday March 25th 7-8pm                        
Saturday April 4th 9am-5pm                        
Sunday April 5th 9am-5pm                        
Monday April 6th 9am-5pm  
CLASS 105—Pretest-Wednesday March 25th 7-8pm                        
Wednesday April 8th 9am-5pm                        
Thursday April 9th 9am-5pm                                                              
Friday April 10th 9am-5pm  
CLASS 106—Pretest-Wednesday April 29th 7-8pm                        
Wednesday May 6th  5pm-9pm                        
Saturday May 9th  8am-6pm                        
Sunday May 10th    9am-5pm

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