BUILD A SKILL. SAVE A LIFE
This course is designed to provide the participants with the knowledge and skills needed to be a lifeguard and professional rescuer. Participants will be certified in CPR Pro for the Professional Rescuer, Basic First Aid Bloodborne Pathogens and Emergency Oxygen Administration. The course presents information on the skills and knowledge lifeguards need in pool, lake, river, surf and waterpark environments. The comprehensive course offers up-to-date information on how to lifeguard by anticipating and preventing problems before they occur and by taking action to help those in danger when necessary. The course also covers safety skills, accident prevention, scanning, guarding techniques, emergency systems, rescue skills, first aid in aquatic environments, spinal injury management, open water dangers, legal responsibilities, pool management and information on how to get a job as a lifeguard. To complete the course you must first pass all 3 prerequisites which are a 300 meter swim, 2 minute tread without using hands and a timed brick retrieval. The brick retrieval is a 20 meter swim, surface dive to retrieve a 10 lb brick from about 8 feet of water, bring it to the surface and return to the wall holding the brick with both hands under one minute and forty seconds. The prerequisites will be preformed on the first day.
Pricing: Member: $200 | Non-Members: $250