Lifeguard Review Course - Pool & Waterfront

(ages 17+)

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:

Dec. 18 & 19Tue. & Wed. 9:00 am to 5:30 pmBarlow Mountain Pool
(115 Barlow Mountain Road)
2$243 Members
$273 Non-Members

Pre-Course Skills Tested:

  1. Perform a 550 yard continuous swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both.  Swim goggles are allowed.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.