The American Red Cross Lifeguarding program objective is to teach the skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Fee includes all materials. Once registered with South Windsor Parks & Rec. the instructor of the course will send a web link directly to the participant in order to begin their online course work and register with the American Red Cross. There is approximately 7 hours of online learning that must be completed prior to the first class.
Swim 300 yards continuously using a mix of front crawl & breaststroke.
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
Tread water with no hands for 2 minutes
Certification:American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer: Valid for 2 years.