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Lifeguard Training Class

July 30 @ 9:00 am - August 3 @ 4:00 pm

$199

LIFEGUARD TRAINING at the Eagle Pool & Ice Rink! – CLICK HERE to register.

Learn teamwork; rescue and surveillance skills; first aid; CPR/AED; other skills required to be a professional lifequard.

CASH INCENTIVE:  

Now is the time to become a lifeguard for WECMRD! We’re offering a $199 incentive for those who complete our lifeguard training class the week of July 30th. In order to receive the incentive, newly trained lifeguards need to pay for and pass the class along with completing 80 hours of work as a lifeguard for WECMRD within 8 weeks.

Pre-Requisites:  

Participants must by 15 years old and able to pass a pre-requisite swim test to take the class. Proof of age required first day of class.

Lifeguard Pre-Requisite Skills Test:

  1. Must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this course.
  2. Must be able to swim 100 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles permitted.
  3. Must tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under their armpits.
  4. Must complete a timed event within 50 seconds. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using the front crawl or breast stroke. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles not allowed. Submerge to a depth of 8 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10 lb object. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object at the surface of the water. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

Certification Requirements:

  • Attend and participate in all the class sessions.
  • Demonstrate competency in all required skills and activities.
  • Demonstrate competency in all required final rescue skill scenarios.
  • Pass all written exams with a minimum grade of 80%.
  • Certification valid for 2 years.

CLICK HERE to register.

Upcoming Events

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    July 21
  2. Lifeguard Training Class

    July 30 @ 9:00 am - August 3 @ 4:00 pm
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    October 6 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am