American Red Cross Lifeguard Trg 15+
This course is for the person who wants to be a lifeguard at a community pool. Skills and knowledge necessary to respond to aquatic emergencies, including first aid and CPR for the professional rescuer are covered. Students must be at least 15 years old before course completion (no exceptions). Must be able to swim 300 yards continuously using front crawl or breaststroke; swim 20 yards, dive 7-10 feet, retrieve 10 pound brick, surface and then swim 20 yards back to starting point and exit the water without use of ladder or stairs; tread water two minutes. Students who pass the class receive a certificate valid for two years. Note: This program does not qualify you to be a lifeguard for the Park Authority. For information about becoming a Park Authority lifeguard call 703-324-8548.
American Red Cross Lifeguard Trng Review
Don't let your American Red Cross (ARC) Lifeguard certificate expire. This 20-hour course renews your certificates for Lifeguarding, CPR and First Aid. The fee does not include textbook. Bring the ARC Lifeguard Training textbook to class or purchase one at the site for an additional fee. Prerequisites: Must have an unexpired ARC Lifeguard Training certificate. If certificate is expired, student must register for the full Lifeguard Training course. Must be able to swim 300 yards continuously, and swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke; dive 7-10 feet and retrieve a 10 pound object, return to surface and swim 20 yards back to starting point and exit the water without use of ladder or stairs. Class renews Lifeguard, First Aid, and CPR certificate for two years.
Springboard Diving-Advanced (6-Adult)
Prerequisite: Must be able to swim at least 25 yards, and have completed or have skill level for Springboard Diving-Intermediate. Class emphasizes refining and improving the four main dive components: approach, takeoff, flight and entry, and the four basic dive positions: layout, pike, tuck and free. More advanced dives and flips are also introduced.
Springboard Diving-Beginning (6-Adult)
Prerequisite: Must be able to swim at least 25 yards. Class emphasizes an introduction to the four main dive components: approach, takeoff, flight and entry. Students are also introduced to forward and back dives.
Springboard Diving-Inter (6-Adult)
Prerequisite: Must be able to swim at least 25 yards and have completed, or have skill level for Springboard Diving-Beginner. Class emphasizes developing the four main dive components: approach, takeoff, flight and entry and the four basic diving positions: layout, pike, tuck and free.
WSI (Water Safety Instructor) (16-Adult)
Learn how to teach the American Red Cross swimming and water safety programs (Parent and Child, Learn-to-Swim and Water Safety). Prerequisites: 1. Complete a mandatory American Red Cross web-based preliminary course prior to the first day of class (information will be provided) 2. Pass a skill screening to include stroke proficiency in front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke and basic butterfly stroke mechanics. 3. Be at least 16 years old by the last day of class (no exceptions). For more information call the RECenter aquatic staff. Attendance at all sessions is mandatory. An additional fee of $25 is payable to the American Red Cross prior to the start of class.