Red Cross Lifeguarding Recertificaton
Session I November 30: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm (MUST Preregister by November 25, 2019)
This course is for Lifeguards having a certification expiration date that is 30 days or less than the class date.
Participants will need to present their certificate at the beginning of the class. This is a blended learning class. There is approximately ten hours of online learning for you to do on your own, prior to the in-class session.
Class materials include; Pocket Masks (Adult & Pediatric), Hip Pack, Whistle, and Lanyard.
Pre-registration is required to allow participants to receive the online links for the online program, lifeguard manual, and provide enough time for completing the online portion of class.
Upon successful completion of this course (including written and rescue skills testing), you will receive an American Red Cross Lifeguard/CPRO/AED/First Aid certificate which is valid for 2 years.
The first hour of the class will be the Pre-Course swimming test which MUST be successfully completed.
Lifeguard Pre-course Requirements: There is a $25.00 non-refundable pre-test fee which is included with registration.
- Ability to pass swim test of 300 yards (12 lengths) continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing) using front crawl or breaststroke. Goggles allowed.
- Tread water for two (2) minutes using only the legs (hands under arms)
- Complete within 1 minute, 40 seconds: From shallow end of pool, swim 20 yards, surface dive to retrieve a 10-pound object from the deep end of pool, return to starting point holding brick with both hands while keeping face out of water, and exit water without using ladder or steps. Goggles NOT allowed.
Optional Waterfront Module: Will Resume in May
Fee: Includes $25 non-refundable pre-test.
Lifeguard Re-certification Only: $185 / $195 / $205 (includes all materials)
Fees listed in the order of AFC Member / Resident / Non-Resident
Please call the Parks and Recreation office at 587-1040 if you have further questions.