Lifeguard with Waterfront Module

Training Description

American Red Cross Lifeguarding with Waterfront Module

Purpose: To be a trained waterfront lifeguard with rescue and first aid skills based on the American Red Cross Lifeguard Program (revised Feb 2017). Meets ACA Standards.

Please note that the Lifeguarding training is a full time commitment, including evening class time and coursework. The course hours are designed as a residential training. Room and Board is included in the course fee. We will begin at 9am on the first day of class. We will aim to be finished by 6pm on the final day of class but this will remain at the discretion of the instructors.

Cost: $385

Prerequisites:

The minimum age is 15
Excellent physical condition and strong swimming strokes
Only participants who pass the practical pre-test will be allowed to continue the course.
Pre-test includes:
Swim 20 yards, surface dive underwater (7 - 10 ft) for a 10 pound object and resurface, swim 20 yards on back at surface with object, exit water without ladder or steps (timed event, swim goggles not allowed)
Swim 550 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. You may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles are allowed.
Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. You should place your hands under your armpits.
Swim 5 yards, submerge and retrieve three dive rings placed 5 yards apart in 4 to 7 feet of water, resurface and swim another 5 yards to complete.
Certification: American Red Cross Lifeguarding with Waterfront Module. Includes First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. Certifications valid for 2 years.

Comments: All aquatics courses are physically demanding and occur in a fresh water lake. The temperatures in June can be extremely cold. We strongly recommend that you bring a wetsuit.

Certification Offered: 
Certification Duration: 
2 Years

Registration

Fee: 
$385
Contact Person: 
Susie Hammond
Phone: 
2074522051
2074522051
Training Type: 
Training Certification: 
Training Dates: 
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 to Friday, June 8, 2018
Date Details: 
Training is full time and residential

Training Location

Address: 
Wyonegonic Camps
215 Wyonegonic RD
Wyonegonic Camps
Denmark, ME 04022
United States

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