The 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 care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over.
Participants will receive a certificate upon successful completion of this course. Certification will be for Lifeguarding, CPR- Adult and Pediatric, First Aid and AED.
This is a professional rescuer level course.
Dates: Fri., March 16, 3-9 p.m., Sat. and Sun., March 17/18: noon-8 p.m.
Prerequisites for this Lifeguarding course:
- 300 meter swim (freestyle and breaststroke)
- 2 minutes of treading water without using hands
- The brick test