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AQUATICS: AQUATIC TRAININGS:
LIFEGUARD TRAINING

lifeguard

2014 AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD TRAINING DATES

September 26-28, 2014
December 29-30, 2014*

2015 AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD TRAINING DATES

April 17-19, 2015
May 22-24, 2015
June 1-2, 2015*

Registration will begin on
September 8, 2014

*Blended Learning is a course that uses online learning and instructor-led sessions for in class/in-water training. Online learning courses must be completed prior to in-person training.

Attendance for all days of the course is required. If you cannot attend all course days you will need to choose a different training. You must attend all training dates on the course you chose, they cannot be broken up.

All weekends will follow the same format:
Friday, 4:00pm-10:00pm
Saturday, 8:00am-10:00pm
Sunday, 8:00am-5:00pm

*The blended learning training will be held Monday and Tuesday and will follow this format:
Monday, 8:00am-8:00pm
Tuesday, 8:00am-8:00pm


**All courses will have a few breaks including one for lunch and dinner.

TRAINING INFORMATION

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
This course will teach you basic lifeguarding practices, help improve your endurance and certify you as a lifeguard for 2 years. Courses offered are through the American Red Cross. First Aid instruction and CPR-PR/AED for the Lifeguard are included in the course. The First Aid certication will be valid for 2 years. The CPR-PR/AED certification is valid for 2 years. If you have any questions regarding this training, please email Laurie Bunker at lbunker@aberdeenymca.org


PREREQUISITES:

  • 15 years of age
  • Swim 300 yards continuous using front crawl (using rotary breathingand a stabilizing, propellant kick), and breaststroke (using an effective pull, breathe, effective whip kick, and glide sequence.)
  • Tread water using legs only for 2 minutes
  • Swim 20 yards, retrieve 10-lb. brick from 10 ft. depth, and tow back to start point with both hands on brick and exit water in 100 seconds.

COST:
The cost of this course is $200.00 which includes all Red Cross fees. The blended learning courses are $165.00.


MISCELLANEOUS:
  • Registration is due ONE WEEK prior to class start date.
  • NO REFUNDS for cancellations within 72 hours of course start date.
  • $50 is non-refundable on all registrations.
  • $25 LATE FEE is applied for all registrations received after the due date
  • $25 fee applies to transfer to a different course within 72 hours of course start date.
  • Payment in full is due with registration.
  • Class sizes are limited. Please register as soon as possible.
  • Attendance at all classes offered is mandatory.
  • Must bring proof of age to course.

COURSE MUST HAVE A MINIMUM OF 6 PARTICIPANTS TO RUN!


TO REGISTER:
DOWNLOAD AQUATIC TRAINING REGISTRATION FORM
  • Mail the registration to:
    Aberdeen Family YMCA
    Attn: Aquatics
    5 S. State Street
    Aberdeen, SD 57401

  • Stop into the YMCA at Member Services

  • Online HERE. If you choose to register online, you will still need to submit registration form by mail or email the registration to lbunker@aberdeenymca.org.

To receive more information regarding Aquatics, please contact Laurie Bunker.

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