About the Course:
Current lifeguards will review competency of all skills. Students must bring a pocket mask, paper, pencil, and current certification cards (waterfront lifeguard & first aid card and CPR/AED or professional rescuer card).
Participants must pass the written and practical exams in order to receive new certifications. Please note that all fees include a $25 nonrefundable deposit in the event that a participant does not pass the pre-course skills test and is ineligible for the review program.
Schedule & Fees:
|May 13 & May 14||Sat. & Sun. 10:30 am to 5:30 pm||Barlow Mountain Pool||2||$225 Members|
Pre-Course Skills Tested:
- Perform a 550 yard continuous swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both. Swim goggles are allowed.
- Tread water for 2 minutes without support and without stopping. When treading, only the legs can be used. The head must remain above the surface of the water.
- Swim 20 yards using the front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, and swim 20 yards to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object. Goggles are not allowed for this event.
- Starting in the water, swim 5 yards. Your face may be in or out of the water. Submerge, swim under water, and retrieve three dive rings placed 5 yards apart in 4 to 7 feet of water. Return to the surface after picking up all three dive rings and continue to swim another 5 yards to complete the skill sequence. Goggles are not allowed for this event.