Red Cross Lifeguard Training

This course trains students in the American Red Cross Lifeguard, First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer training. Learn the skills you will need to work at a pool . Upon successful completion participants will receive a Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED, and First Aid certification valid for two years . Be prepared to be both in and out of the water each day of class. Bring pencil and paper, swimsuit, warm clothes and towels each day and snacks for the long days.

Students must be 15 years old by the last day of the class and successfully complete and pass the precourse swim skills. Swim skill evaluation will be done the day before the class starts.  

This course is a blended learning course.  Some of the coursework and test are done online PRIOR to the start of class.  Once registered, your instructor will send you a link to the coursework.

Any questions, contact Autumn at 507-696-1885


Prerequisites:

1. Swim 300 yards continuously, using these strokes in the following order: 100 yards front crawl with rhythmic breathing (to the side or front) and a stabilizing, propellant kick. 100 yards of breaststroke using a pull, breathe, kick and glide sequence. 100 yards of either front crawl or breaststroke (may be a combination of the two strokes)

2. Start in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds.


Class Options for Winter & Spring 2019
*Class cost is non refundable
 

March 29th - 31st, 2019

Full Course for New Lifeguards; Recertification for Current Lifeguards that need a new card

Times:       6:00pm-9:30pm  Friday
                   8:00am-6:00pm Saturday & Sunday

*If doing recertification only, come Sunday from 11am-6pm


Location:  Rochester Rec Center

Cost:        $275/per person; $100/recertification only per person


REGISTER  

Register for Recertification Only


April 26th - 28th, 2019
Full Course for New Lifeguards; Recertification for Current Lifeguards that need a new card

Times:       6:00pm-9:30pm  Friday
                   8:00am-6:00pm Saturday & Sunday

*If doing recertification only, come Sunday from 11am-6pm
 
Location:  Rochester Rec Center

Cost:         $275/per person;   $100/recertification only per person


REGISTER

Register for Recertication Only