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Lifeguard & Instructor Courses

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The Aquatic Center will again be teaching American Red Cross classes, which require pre-registration and non-refundable pre-payment. Some courses require the participant to pass a pre-test in order to register.

American Red Cross Lifeguard Course: Lifeguarding CPR/AEC Class

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be issued a Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid/Blood-BOrne Pathogens, CPR/AED certificate, which is valid for two years.

  • Class Dates:  Monday – Thursday, March 26 – 29, 2018 (Four days)
  • Participants:  Must be age 15 or older and must present an ID when registering.
  • Participants need to pass the ARC lifeguard pre-test – a 300-meter swim, a two minute tread and a timed brick drop – to be eligible to attend the class.
  • Pre-Test Date:  Call the Aquatic Center at 719-556-4608 to arrange your pre-test.
  • Cost:  $175/person. Payment will be made in full by March 19, 2018, after passing the pre-test.

For information about future classes, please call 719-556-4608.


American Junior Lifeguarding Class

Sign up your kids (ages 11-14) for this fun class that will prepare them to take the Red Cross Lifeguard Class when they turn 15.

Dates:  TBD

Cost:  TBD

Participants:  For ages 11 to 14.

Call 719-556-4608.




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