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Lifeguard Training (LGT) Class

The American Red Cross Lifeguarding course will help you develop skills and experience that will be valued by colleges and future employers. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be certified in Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR/AED for Lifeguards. Please note that passing of the LGT Course does not guarantee employment. Steps to becoming a certified lifeguard:

1. Sign up for Lifeguard Training

2. Pass the Pre-course Swim Test (Day 1 of LGT), (Swim Test includes: swim 300 yards continuously. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds, 2 minute treading water using legs only.) Red Cross Lifeguarding manual and CPR mask are included in the training fee and will be handed out upon passing the Pre-Course Swim Test.

 

Monday-Friday 3:30-8:00pm

Saturday 10:00am-12:00pm

Class#

Month/Day

Resident

Non-Resident

6895

June 4-9

$165.00

$206.25

 

Pre-Guard Prep

Ages 13+. Shadow on-duty lifeguards, receive hands-on experience, train in basic rescue techniques and get a behind the scenes look at the job of a lifeguard. Pre-Guard Prep is very beneficial for those interested in becoming a lifeguard at age 16. Learn prevention, response, professionalism, fitness and leadership.

 

Mondays-Thursdays 12:15-1:00pm

Registration Begins Monday, June 11

Class#

Month/Day

Resident

Non-Resident

6933

June 18-21

$26.50

$33.25

6934

July 2-5

$26.50

$33.25

 

Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Course

This blended course trains instructor candidates to teach the fundamental of Learn-to-swim courses including Parent and Child Aquatics, Preschool Aquatics, Learn-to-Swim Levels 1- 6, Adult swim and private swimming lessons. This certification is the gold standard and provides the most comprehensive training for swim instructors. Please note for this class there is an online portion that must be completed prior to the pool sessions by Tuesday, May 29th.

This class will be held at Kenneth Serier Memorial Pool, 315 W 6th Avenue, Kennewick, WA 99336.

 

Tuesday-Friday 4:00-9:00pm

Registration Begins Tuesday, May 15

Class#

Month/Day

Registration Fee

7027

May 29 – June 1

$250.00