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Sherman Red Cross Certified Lifeguard Classes
03/18/2017 @ 9:00 AM - 03/20/2017 @ 7:00 PM
An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until 03/19/2017
American Red Cross Lifeguard Training makes learning fun and easy. Through classroom learning, online learning, and hands-on practice you’ll learn:
- Surveillance skills to help you recognize and prevent injuries
- Rescue skills – in the water and on land
- First aid training and professional rescuer CPR to help you prepare for an emergency
- Professional lifeguard skills like interacting with the public and addressing uncooperative patrons
Participants must be able to swim 300 yards continuously, retrieve a 10lb. brick from the bottom of the deep end of the pool, and tread water for 2 minutes. All participants must reach the age of 15 no later than March 17, 2017. Skills will be tested at the beginning of the class. Those who cannot pass the prerequisites will not be allowed to take the class and will receive a full refund short of $35 within ten working days. All online portions of the class must be completed before the first day of class.
Register at the Sherman Parks and Recreation Office located at 1002 N Music or online by March 17.
Dates: March 17-19
Times: Friday 6:00PM-10:00PM
Saturday and Sunday 9:00AM-7:00PM (1 hour lunch)
Location: Austin College & Glennie O. Ham