Lifeguard Course

                                                                   2017 Brookside Lifeguarding Course

PRECOURSE REQUIREMENTS

 

Lifeguard Training Course

Class Prerequisites are:

Must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this course.

Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.

Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.

Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds.

Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed.

Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.

Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance underwater. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

Purpose:

The 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 care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over.

Certification Requirements:

Attend all class sessions, successfully perform all required skills, successfully complete three final skill scenarios; and pass the written exam with a minimum grade of 80 percent or better on each section.

Certification Validity:

American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED for Lifeguards-2 year. 

 

 

                 JUNE  5, 5:00-9:00
 
  6,7,  4:00-9:00   12, 5:00-9:00
 
 
 
                                                      If needed   JUNE  13,  4:00-9:00

 

$180 New Certification ( includes pocket mask and book) 

 

 

First Aid/CPR/AED 

  new Certification for office staff

$90  (includes book)  WEDS JUNE 7th 4:00 -9:00 

checks must be received by  May 23rd 

 

 

Make Checks out to :  Sue  Pazinko

Mail to :  Sue Pazinko, 507 Fifth Ave, Bradley Beach, NJ 07720

beachteach621@optonline.net 

 

 

CHECKS MUST BE RECEIVED BY MAY 16th  for LIFEGUARDING COURSE 

 materials will be ordered and I need enough time to process the orders with Red Cross's new processing. Books and materials can no longer be picked up at the Princeton office but must be ordered through the mail. If I don't receive your check by then , you can still attend but you must get your own BOOK and MASK

You can order here: 

www.redcrossstore.org

 FIRST AID COURSE- First Aid- Responding to Emergencies Participant's Manual    $ 31.99

 CPR/AED COURSE-     CPR/AED -for the Professional Rescuer and Health Care Participant's Manual   item # 652168 $ 6.00 

LIFEGUARDING CLASS-LIFEGUARDING manual - item #655735    $32.00, Pocket Mask-item #321397  $10.00

please include your TELEPHONE NUMBER and E-MAIL ADDRESS

 

RECERTIFICATION FEES CAN BE PAID THE NIGHT OF THE CLASS SINCE THERE ARE NO MATERIALS INVOLVED

REMEMBER IF YOU GOT CERTIFIED LAST YEAR YOUR CPR IS GOOD FOR TWO YEARS 

 

$75  RECERTIFICATION/ CHALLENGE

         LIFEGUARDING- this course recertifies you in all 3- CPR/First Aid/ Lifeguarding

DO NOT SIGN up for the other COURSES  SEPARATELY 

    Weds  June 7th  5:30

$40  RECERTIFICATION/CHALLENGE 

FIRST AID/CPR/AED   Weds  June 7th  5:30 

 

 

 

Participants must have current CPR  and LIFEGUARDING or FIRST AID certification and attend the Wednesday's class to the take the corresponding challenge tests

June 7th to take the final written and practical exam to be eligible for the CHALLENGE RECERTIFICATION

YOU NEEDED TO BE CERTIFIED BY ME IN THE PAST TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE CHALLENGE COURSES