Lifeguarding: Lifeguard Training (15Y & Up)

3131 Stone Valley Road
Danville, CA 94526


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This course is designed to teach students the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Upon successful completion of all written exams and water skills, this course certifies participants in the American Red Cross Lifeguarding (valid for 2 years), First Aid (valid for 2 years), and CPR/AED. for the Professional Rescuer (valid for 2 year). Come prepared to swim each class session. Please note full and complete attendance at all sessions is required to receive your certification. Certifications will be mailed 4-6 weeks following course.

Prerequisites: 15 years of age or older by the last day of the course, and pass the required pre-skills test. Pre-skills test: 300 yard continuous swim. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke; surface dive 7-10 feet; retrieve a 10 pound object; return to the surface; swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object; exit the water without using a ladder or steps; complete within 1 minute and 40 seconds. Tread water for 2 minutes only using legs.

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