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Register today for American Red Cross Lifeguard Learn lifesaving skills to help keep people safe in, on and around the water. Skills taught included CPR, how to respond in an emergency, and proper technique for rescues in the water.
Course length: approx. 20 – 22 hours
 
These jobs are in high demand! Plus, American Red Cross certification is recognized nationwide so you can work anywhere in the U.S.

Physical Pre-Requisites for taking the class*:
-Swim 300 meters-freestyle and breaststroke only
-Tread water for 2 mins without using arm motions (legs only)
-Swim down 9ft to bring a 10lb brick up to the surface, swim with brick approx 15 meters and exit pool (timed event)
*We will test on these skills the first night of the class to ensure all participants are able to take the course.

This class will be in a blended learning format.  Information about pre-course requirements will be emailed out three weeks before the start of the class.  Pre-course work must be completed in order for participation in the course.  No exceptions!

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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