This course trains lifeguards to teach Community Water Safety, and Lifeguard courses.
Requires- Minimum age: 17; Must possess the skills and knowledge of lifeguard training and CPR for
the Professional Rescuer. Required - participants have current certifications. Candidates must
demonstrate proficiency in new (r. 17) Lifeguard Training skills.
Dates: June 3-8
Please note that the LGI training is a full-time commitment, including extensive evening classes and coursework. The training is residential and room and board is included as an option with the price listed. Students will need to have online access prior to arriving at the training to pre-register with the Red Cross. Some reading or course work may also be assigned in the few weeks prior to the training and laptops are required.
The minimum age is 16
Excellent physical condition and strong swimming strokes
Only participants who pass the swimming pre-test (at the beginning of course) will be allowed to continue.
Comments: Please note that all aquatics courses are physically demanding and occur in a fresh water lake. Expect to be in the lake multiple hours each day. The temperatures in June can be extremely cold. We require that you bring a wetsuit.