American Red Cross Lifeguard Course
This American Red Cross certification course gives
participants the skills and knowledge needed to be a
responsible and effective lifeguard. This course is a blended learning style class. The participant will need to complete the online portion prior to the first in-person class.
The class offers up-to-date information on how to anticipate and prevent problems, as well as how to take action to help those in danger.
The class covers safety and survival skills every swimmer needs to know. Accident prevention, guarding techniques, emergency systems, rescue skills, and first aid in aquatic environments.
Participants must be at least 15 years old.
Pretest requirements: swim 300 yards(freestyle and breaststroke), swim 20 yards, pick up 10 lb brick and return to shallow end on back in less than 1:40, and tread water without arms for 2 minutes.
Successful participants will receive American Red Cross certifications in lifeguarding, first-aid, CPR for the professional rescuers and AED.
Lifeguard Certification - Lancaster
Lifeguard Re-Certification in Lancaster
Prerequisite Lifeguard swim tests