For those interested in aquatics safety training, we offer American Red Cross (ARC) Certification Courses on a regular basis. The ARC Program features the latest lifeguarding rescue skills and safety protocols and the latest science in first aid, CPR/AED and emergency cardiovascular care.
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ARC Lifeguard Re-Certification Class
#24624-06 • Sunday, June 7 • 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
To enroll in this course, you must be a current lifeguard with a valid lifeguard certification and complete the lifeguard training pretest swimming skills. (You cannot take this course if your lifeguard certification is expired.) Please see the Lifeguard Training listing for information relating to pretest, strenuous skills practice and completion requirements. Students must come with pocket mask, suits and copy of current certification. Be prepared to demonstrate all skills and pass written exam. Please bring CPR mask. Includes CPR/AED/FA/LGT.
Price: $275, Member Price: $250
ARC Lifeguard Training
Tuesdays and Thursdays • June 2, 4, 9, 11, 16 • 4:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Start Date: Tuesday, June 2
End Date: Tuesday, June 16
The ARC Lifeguard Training Course teaches candidates the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatics emergencies including drowning and injuries. This training includes lifeguard certification, first aid training and professional rescuer CPR certification.
NOTES: To enroll in the course, students must be at least 15 years old before the last scheduled training class and must be able to pass the following pretest skills:
Successful completion of this course requires participation in all skill practice. The practice sessions will require some strenuous physical activity. Students are encouraged to check with their healthcare professional before participating in the course. If a medical condition or disability exists, that might prevent participation in the activities. Please contact the Aquatics Department before you enroll in this course. Candidates must pass emergency skill scenarios, a written test and attend all scheduled class dates. Students must register at least two weeks prior to the pretest.
Price: $350, Member Price: $300 • Cost includes book, CPR mask, first-aid kit • Refund of $175 if participant does not pass pretest.
ARC Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Course (minimum age 16)
Wednesday, May 27 • 5:30 - 10:00 p.m.
Friday, May 29 • 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 31 • 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Monday, June 1 • 5:30 - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 3 • 5:30 - 10:00 p.m.
Final Exam: Friday, June 5 • 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 12 • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Monday, July 13, Tuesday, July 14, Wednesday, July 15, Monday, July 20, Tuesday, July 21, Wednesday, July 22 • 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Final Exam: Wednesday, July 22
Prerequisites: Participants must be 16 years old by the end of training. In addition, candidates must pass a pre-course evaluation consisting of demonstrating the following swimming strokes: front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke and butterfly with a minimum American Red Cross Level 4 skill performance. The purpose of the WSI course is to equip candidates with the skills and knowledge needed to teach swim lessons for infants through adults. Candidates must attend all sessions, successfully complete all skills and practice teaching assignments and attain a minimum grade of 80% on the written exam to pass the class. Maximum number of students per course: 8. 7 hours of online work also required and $35 ARC fee and books.
Price: $350, Member Price: $300