Cost: $265 for full certification, $185 for recertification
Location: University of Texas Lee and Joe Jamail Swim Center
Description: This course is designed for individuals wanting the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies in a traditional pool environment. The course content and activities prepare individuals to recognize emergencies and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies occurring in and around the aquatic environment.
Cost includes: online books, fees, CPR pocket mask, and Fox 40 whistle & lanyard
Prerequisite: 15+ years; 300 yard continuous swim (100 yards of freestyle, 100 yards of breastroke, and 100 yards of combination of the two); Timed Event: Swim 20 yards, surface dive 7ft, retrieve a 10lb diving brick, and return within 1 minute and 40 seconds
What to bring: competitive style bathing suit, change of clothes, snacks, water, goggles, ballpoint pen, paper/notebook, watch, waterproof sunscreen, sunglasses, hat
Certifications: CPR/AED for the Professional Lifeguard Rescuer (valid for 2 years); First Aid (valid for 2 years); and Lifeguarding or (valid for 2 years).