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March 24 - April 02, 2023

Red Cross Lifeguard Certification #3

Litchfield Park Recreation Center • 100 S. Old Litchfield Road LITCHFIELD PARKAZ  85340 Organized by CITY OF LITCHFIELD PARK

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Thank you for your interest in Litchfield Park Recreation Center's American Red Cross Lifeguarding course!

The course will be held at : Litchfield Park Recreation Center 100 S Old Litchfield Rd. Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
Those that complete the prerequisite swimming skills evaluation and class will received a two (2) year certification in Lifeguarding/CPR/AED/First-Aid by the American Red Cross.
Requirements: Participants MUST be at least 15 years old to enroll in class and successfully complete all aspects of the prerequisite testing.
Prerequisite Testing (held on the first day of class)
  • Pass a 300 yard swim (freestyle & breaststroke are the only swim strokes permitted)
  • Timed swim and brick retrieval from a 10ft depth (1min 40sec)
  • No hands tread for 2 minutes in deep water
Participants will be provided with an American Red Cross Lifeguard manual on completion of the prerequisites. To access the manual prior to class, you can obtain a copy by the following methods
  • Purchase Lifeguarding manual ($34.99) HERE
  • Friday, March 24 / 5pm - 7pm Prerequisite Test Out
  • Saturday, March 25 / 10am - 5pm
  • Sunday, March 26 / 12pm - 5pm
  • Friday, March 31 / 5pm - 8pm
  • Saturday, April 1 / 10am - 5pm
  • Sunday, April 2 / 12pm - 5pm
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A LIFEGUARDING JOB AFTER BECOMING CERTIFIED? Look no further! If you are interested in working at the Litchfield Park Rec Center pool, there will be a hiring event on the last day of class. Applications will be available February 2023 on litchfieldpark.gov. *Completing the lifeguard course does not guarantee employment with the City of Litchfield Park*
If you have questions please contact or office at 623-935-9040 or email Samantha Tellez, Aquatics Coordinator, at stellez@litchfieldpark.gov.

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LP Pool at Litchfield Park Recreation Center
LP Lifeguard Room at Litchfield Park Recreation Center


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March 24 - April 02, 2023

5:00 PM to 5:00 PM


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Ages 15-255 · Co-Ed


Litchfield Park Recreation Center

100 S. Old Litchfield Road LITCHFIELD PARKAZ  85340

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Red Cross Lifeguard Certification #3


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