This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills needed to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies in shallow water (up to 5ft deep). Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive certifications in Shallow Water Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer valid for 2 years.
Pass the following swim test prior to first day of the course:
1. Continuously swim 100 yards using front crawl and/or breaststroke
2. Two minute tread using legs only
3. Retrieve a 10-lb dive weight from 5 ft. deep, surface and walk 20 yds. with the weight at or above the waters surface, and exit the pool without using a ladder within 50 seconds
Shallow Water Lifeguard Certification: March 5th - 8th Spring 2018