Course Schedule for 2021 TBD at the Peddie Pool:

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Lifeguard Training: Blended Learning: 2 in-class days, $325

Provides entry-level participants 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 EMS personnel take over. Prerequisites: Minimum age: 15 years; Swim 300 yards continuously; Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs; Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds by starting in the water, swimming 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point, exit the water without using steps or a ladder. Participants who successfully complete the Lifeguarding course receive an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, valid for 2 years

  • Course A - Students must complete the online portion by the first in-class date. Link to the online information will be sent to participants 1 week before the start of the class. Students MUST attend both classes. Bring a suit, towels, lunch & a drink.
  • Course B - Students must complete the online portion by the first in-class date. Link to the online information will be sent to participants 1 week before the start of the class. Students MUST attend both classes. Bring a suit, towels, lunch & a drink.

Lifeguard Re-certification: must bring own manual & pocket mask, $100.

Prerequisites: All participants must have a current lifeguard certification and be able to complete the following skills: Swim 300 yards continuously; Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs; Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds by starting in the water, swimming 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point, exit the water without using steps or a ladder. Participant must provide their own pocket mask & manual. 

  • LGT Recert "A" - TBD
  • LGT Recert "B" - TBD

Lifeguard Management In-Person Exam: $80

The Lifeguard Management In-Person Supplement is designed for individuals who have completed the Lifeguard Management Online Course 
  • Course 1: To Be Announced. (Possibly April 4th or 5th). Duration 30 minutes to 2 hours to complete the written test.

Questions about these courses can be directed to the Aquatics Director, Meredith Locasto at 609-944-7537 or Aquatics@peddie.org.

 

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Water Safety Instructor Course: $350 p.p. (NOT OFFERED AT THIS TIME)

This course trains Water Safety Instructor candidates to teach courses and presentations in the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program by developing their understanding of how to use the course materials, how to conduct training sessions and how to evaluate participants progress. The courses and presentations include Parent and Child Aquatics Levels 1 and 2, Preschool Aquatics Levels 1 - 3, Learn-to-Swim Levels 1 - 6, three adult courses as well as the Basic Water Rescue and Personal Water Safety courses and more. To enroll, instructor candidates must be at least 16 years of age on or before the last day of the instructor course and successfully complete the pre-course session which includes demonstration of swimming skill at Learn-to-Swim Level 4.

Blended Learning Class Schedule - 25 hours in classroom + 7 hours online

Prerequisite Skills for the WSI Course:
To participate in the Water Safety Instructor course, individuals must be at least 16 years of age on or before the final scheduled lesson of the course and demonstrate the ability to perform the following swimming skills:

1. Swim the following strokes consistent with the Stroke Performance Charts, Level 4
Front crawl—25 yards
Back crawl—25 yards
Breaststroke—25 yards
Elementary backstroke—25 yards
Sidestroke—25 yards
Butterfly—15 yards
2. Maintain position on back for 1 minute in deep water (floating or sculling).
3. Tread water for 1 minute.

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Questions about these courses can be directed to the Aquatics Director, Meredith Locasto at 609-944-7537 or Aquatics@peddie.org.