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Lifeguard Certification
(for those who do NOT have a current ARC Lifeguard certification):

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. 22-24 hours in class/in water with a REQUIRED 9-12hrs of online course work (completed BEFORE the class starts).

Lifeguard Re-certification
(for those who are currently certified or within 30 days of expiring)

This lifeguard re-certification option is for currently certified (or expired within the last 30 days) lifeguards to practice and review their skills including water rescues, CPR/AED and first aid. This two day session will be a refresher and include a blended learning (online) segment prior to the in person training. Please plan to have completed the online skills at least one day prior to the schedule skills session. Course length: approx. 10-12 hours in class/in water with a REQUIRED 9-12hrs of online course work (completed BEFORE the class starts).

Please note, for either class...

-Plan on getting in the water!
-You must complete the online portion prior to the in person session
-Please arrive with the following:
     -your proof of e-learning completion
     -swim suit
     -towels
     -lunch/snacks
     -a refillable water bottle

 
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 day of the class to ensure all participants are able to take the course.

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

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Lifeguard Recertification Course-Blended Learning 
14y 11m and up N/A SuSa  03/09/2024 - 03/10/2024
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South Portland Community Center Pool
$125.00 Res, $150.00 Non-Res
3 seat(s) available
 
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Lifeguarding Course-Blended Learning 
14y 11m and up N/A SuSa  03/02/2024 - 03/10/2024
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South Portland Community Center Pool
$275.00 Res, $325.00 Non-Res
0 seat(s) available
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