Lifeguarding

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  • Westover Hills Club, 8706 Westover Club Dr, Austin, TX 78759
  • February 21, 2022 - February 25, 2022
  • 10:00 am CSTto5:00 pm CST (Everyday)
  • 5129226724

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Lifeguarding

Westover Hills Club

2022-02-21 10:00 to 2022-02-25 17:00
February 21, 2022

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The Expedition School

5129226724

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www.expeditionschool.com

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Dates: Feb 21 – 25, 2022
Times (CST): 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Cost: $300

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.
*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