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*A Pre-Course session must be successfully completed before enrollment
Dates to Be Announced
Prerequisites: To enroll in the Lifeguard Training Course, you must be at least 15 years of age before the last scheduled class session. There will also be a pre-course session, in which you will be required to pass a swimming skills test before you will be able to register for the Lifeguard Training Course (there is no fee for the pre-course.)
The skills you will perform at the Pre-Course Session are as follows:
1. Swim 300 yards continuously, using these strokes in the following order:
2. Tread water for 2 minutes without support and without stopping, using only the legs to stay afloat, in a depth of 7-10 feet. Hands are to be placed under the armpits and the head must remain above water.
3. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, make a surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet to retrieve a 10-lb object, return to the surface and swim 20 yards back to the starting point with with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps with 1 minute 40 seconds. Note: the participant must hold the object with both hands, placing the object on his/her chest, and must keep his/her face above the water.
Please call 903-237-1066 to sign up for the pre-course of your choice.
Saturday, April 13, 10:00 AM at Paula Martin Jones
Sunday, April 14, 2:00 PM at Paula Martin Jones (Deadline for April 20 Training)
Saturday, April 20, 10:00 AM at Paula Martin Jones
Saturday, April 27, 10:00 AM at Paula Martin Jones
Sunday, April 28, 2:00 PM at Paula Martin Jones (Deadline for May 4 Training)
Saturday, May 4, 10:00 AM at Paula Martin Jones
Saturday, May 11, 10:00 AM at Paula Martin Jones
Sunday, May 12, 2:00 PM at Paula Martin Jones (Deadline for May 18 Training)
Certification Renewals - (To be announced at a later date.)
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Lifeguard Training & CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer - TRAINING CHALLENGE
The purpose of a challenge is to give individuals the opportunity to demonstrate knowledge and skill competency outside a full-course setting. Participants have sole responsibility to prepare for the knowledge and skill evaluations.
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