RED CROSS LIFEGUARDING COURSE
The Red Cross Lifeguarding course includes certification in Basic Life Support, Basic First Aid, AED, and Emergency Oxygen Administration, all of which are mandatory certifications to maintain a valid Lifeguarding certification. You must be at least 15 years old by the first day of class and pass all of the following pre-requisite swim requirements.
RED CROSS LIFEGUARD PRE-REQUISITE SWIM REQUIREMENTS
- Swim 300 continuously (may use the freestyle, breaststroke, or a combination of the two)
- In under 1 minute and 40 seconds - swim 20 yards, dive down to a depth of at least 6.5 feet and retrieve a 10lb. weight, resurface with the object, return to starting position by swimming on back with both hands on the weight, hop out
- Tread water with no hands for 2 minutes
- Complete the online training videos prior to arrival on the first day of class
SESSION DATES AND TIMES
All classes will run Fri. 5-9pm, Sat. 9am-6pm, and Sun. 9am-6pm.
WEST CABARRUS BRANCH
All classes will run Sat. 9am-3pm
Full Certification: $175*
*$40 deposit due at time of registration.
Will McCormick, Senior Aquatics Director
704.795.9622 x218 or firstname.lastname@example.org