August 2021 Lifeguarding Class

Lifeguard Blended Learning Training Course at River Edge Swim Club will take place

August 6th thru August 11th from 8:00am -1:00pm

You must complete the blend learning portion and have certificate of completion in hand on the 11th  of August

 Course description;

The primary purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. This program offers a choice of Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED courses to meet the various training needs of a diverse audience.

You Must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this course.

This is a Blended Learning Course where you must do a portion of the training online FIRST before you can attend the class.

Once you are register, you will receive an e-mail that outlines what needs to be done online. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate that will need to be brought to the training on the first day.

On the first day of class, after you have shown proof that you have completed your online session, you will then have to demonstrate the following:

Prerequisites:

  1. Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates 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.
  2. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
  3. Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
    • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed.
    • Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
    • Return to the surface and swim 20 yards to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they can get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water.
    • Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

Certification Requirements:
Attend all class sessions, successfully perform all required skills, successfully complete three final skill scenarios; and pass the written exam with a minimum grade of 80 percent or better on each section.

Certification Validity:
Certification Validity- Lifeguard Training/First Aid/ CPR/AED -2 year.

Schedule:

DATES Time

Friday, August 6th

8:00am – 1:00pm

Saturday, August 7th

8:00am – 1:00pm

Sunday, August 8th

8:00am – 1:00pm

Monday, August 9th

8:00am – 1:00pm

Tuesday, August 10th

8:00am – 1:00pm

Wednesday, August 11th

8:00am – 1:00pm

You have to attend all six (6) scheduled classes. Schedule is subject to change

Important Notes:

  • This is a Blended learning classes. Course length: 19 hours, 30 minutes in-person and 7 hours 30 minutes online. Total – 27 hours
  • You will receive an email with the online session link once the class is available.
  • Must complete the online portion of the class 24 hours prior to the first day of the course.
  • Please bring your certificate of achievement with you to the first day of the course to be guaranteed a spot in the course.

Remember to bring your:

  • Proof of Completing Online Class
  • Bathing suit
  • Towel
  • Notebook and pen
  • Snacks (optional)

Payment & Refunds:

There will be a fee for this class. Payment will be required the first day of class along with certification of completion for the blended learning portion Failure to pass pretest will allow refund of full tuition fees. Failure or missing more then 2 classes will not allow a refund.

If you have any question concerning the class email instructor at: [email protected]

To review or download  Lifeguard Manual

Lifeguarding Fact Sheet

Participants Check List

If you interested in taking the class complete the form below and the instructor will be in contact.

Registration Form