Lifeguarding

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  • Memorial Northwest Community Center
  • March 13, 2021 - March 15, 2021
  • 9:00 am CST to 5:00 pm CDT (Everyday)
  • 5129226724

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Memorial Northwest Community Center

2021-03-13 9:00 to 2021-03-15 17:00
March 13, 2021

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Memorial Northwest Community Center

2021-03-13 9:00 to 2021-03-15 17:00
March 13, 2021

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The primary purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies, and to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries, and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over.


The purpose of the Waterpark Skills module is to teach lifeguards the skills knowledge needed to prevent and respond to emergencies in aquatic facilities with waterpark features. All candidates intending to work at the Memorial Northwest Community Center Pool need to have a Waterpark Lifeguarding certification.

*Students seeking to re-certify must possess a current Lifeguard or Lifeguard Waterpark certificate.

Location
Memorial Northwest Community Center
17440 Theiss Mail Rte Rd
Spring, TX 77379

Hybrid Learning
To ensure the safest and healthiest environment for our students, the hybrid design of this course allows for all in-class material to be taught virtually with a live, Expedition School instructor. Attendance to all of these lectures – March 8, 10, 12, 6-8PM CST – is mandatory for course completion.

Prerequisites

  • Age 15 or older on or before last day of class
  • Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing:
    • 100 yards front crawl/freestyle
    • 100 yards breaststroke
    • 100 yards choice of front crawl/freestyle OR breaststroke
    • *this is untimed
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs
  • Complete the following timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds:
    • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards
    • Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object
    • Surface and swim 20 yards on back with both hands holding object
    • Exit the water without using a ladder or steps

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