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Lifeguard Training / Swim Lessons

LIFEGUARD TRAINING CLASS

NEXT CLASS: Winter 2017

Lifeguard Training:

CBRC is pleased to offer Red Cross Lifeguard Training. This is the newly released lifeguard training material, r.17. Instruction will cover the duties and responsibilities of a lifeguard and how to carry them out in a professional manner. Participants who successfully pass all required skills and complete the training will be certified as lifeguards and will be eligible* to lifeguard at swimming pools in the State of Washington.
*(Some jurisdictions require additional training after hire.)

Prerequisites:
  • Participants must be 15 years old by the end of class.
  • Participants must be able to swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing (non stop). Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Swim 20 yards and dive to a depth of 10 feet to retrieve a 10-lb object and return with the object in less than 1 minute 40 seconds.
  • Required skills: crawl stroke, breaststroke, surface dive and treading water.
Registration.
  • Please Note: CBRC does not supply the Lifeguard Training Manual and CPR mask required for the class. Participants must purchase the Lifeguard Training Manual and CPR mask before the course begins.
  • Download Lifeguard Training Packet

Lifeguard Training Schedule

Session Dates Class Times Cost Member/Non
April 1andApril 3 – 7  8:00 – 9:30 amand 8:00am-3:00pm $183.34  (CBRC Members) $203.50 (Non-Members) Sales tax will be added at time of registration

Every day bring:

  • Lifeguard Book
  • Hip pack with CPR mask
  • Swimsuit and extra clothes
  • Lunch/snack
  • And your willingness to learn!
Lifeguard Recertification
Session Dates/Times Class Times Cost Member / Non-Member
April 21and April 22, 2017  3 – 9 pm1 – 9 pm $115.00* / $135.00**Before tax; includes Red Cross fees

Every day bring:

  • Your lifeguard training book
  • Your swimsuit and writing utensils to each session
  • Your hip pack and CPR mask.

*Must present current Lifeguard Card first day of class!!

Lifeguard Recertification:

CBRC is pleased to offer Red Cross Lifeguard Recertification. Instruction will review the duties and responsibilities of a lifeguard and how to carry them out in a professional manner. Participants must attend all classes and pass final examination. Participants who complete the training will be recertified as lifeguards and will be eligible* to lifeguard at swimming pools in the State of Washington.

*(Some jurisdictions require additional training after hire.)

Prerequisites:

  • Participants must be currently certified as American Red Cross Lifeguards.
  • Participants must attend with Lifeguard Training Manual and CPR Mask.
  • Participants must be able to swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing (non stop). Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Swim 20 yards and dive to a depth of 10 feet to retrieve a 10-lb object and return with the object in less than 1 minute 40 seconds.
  • Required skills: crawl stroke, breaststroke, surface dive and treading water.
Lifeguard Recertification Training Packet