Start: Monday, April 1, 2013
Pleasant Hill , CA 94523
Become an American Red Cross certified Lifeguard! Instruction includes equipment-based rescue, spinal injury management, post-rescue care, and current principles of aquatic safety. After successful completion, the American Red Cross will issue certificates in Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED and Administering Emergency Oxygen. Bring lunch each day.
Participants must pass pre-requisite swimming skills test the first day of class:
- Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing.
- Tread water for two minutes using only the legs.
- Swim 20 yards, retrieve a 10-pound object from 7-10 feet of water, swim 20-yards on the back to the starting point with both hands holding the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps within 1 minute 40 seconds.