Provides 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.
Participants are required to pass the prerequisite on the first class meeting date to continue with the course:
- Swim 300 yards continuously
- Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs
- Complete a timed event within 1 min, 40 sec by starting in the water, swimming 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet to retrieve a 10-lb 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 with Bundle 5, valid for 2 years. Fee includes books and materials.
ADVANCED REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. THIS COURSE INCLUDES ONLINE CLASS WORK THAT MUST BE COMPLETED BEFORE THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS (4/2/2024).
REGISTRATION WILL BE CLOSED ON March 26th, 2024.
Class will be held at the Robert Livermore Aquatic Center from 9am-5pm on April 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th. A lunch break will be provided, you may leave to get lunch if you desire.
Please contact Alyssa Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or 925-373-5749 for any questions.