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RED CROSS LIFEGUARDING CERTIFICATION with cpr/aed, first aid, and emergency oxygen

(16+ YEARS)
COST: M $200 / PM $300

Learn how to save a life, register for our American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification class. This 3-day course will cover the specialized life saving and first aid strategies developed by the American Red Cross for infants, children, and adults. Upon passing the course, you will receive American Red Cross Lifeguard, First Aid, Emergency Oxygen, and CPR/AED certifications. Dates subject to change. *Please allow time for the paperwork to be processed with the Red Cross. 


The pretest required to take the course is as follows: ability to swim 300 yards continuously using 100 yards of front crawl, 100 yards of breaststroke and 100 yards of either front crawl or breaststroke; and swim 20 yards front crawl or breaststroke, retrieve a 10-pound object from a depth of 7-10 feet, return it to the surface and swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object. If you are unable to complete the pretest you may be issued a refund of 75%.


Friday 6:00 pm-10:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Sunday 9:00 am-5:00 pm

8/5-8/7 11/21-11/23
9/16-9/18 12/27-12/29



COST: M $35/ PM $50

Learn how you can save someone in need by becoming certified in First Aid, CPR and AED. This 3.5 hour class is for those who have never taken CPR or have not been re-certified in 2 years. Know what to do if someone has stopped breathing, has a sudden illness or how to protect yourself in helping another person. This class is taught by American Red Cross Instructors. Dates subject to change. *Please allow time for the paperwork to be processed with the Red Cross.

Day Date Time
Sat. 7/30 9:00a – 12:30p
Tue. 8/9 6:30p-10:00p
Sun. 8/14 1:00p – 4:30p
Wed. 9/7 6:30p-10:00p
Sun. 9/25 1:00p– 4:30p
Tue. 10/4 6:30p-10:00p
Sat. 10/29 9:00p– 12:30p
Sat. 11/12 9:00a – 12:30p
Wed. 11/16 6:30p-10:00p
Tue. 12/6 6:30p-10:00p
Sun. 12/18 1:00p – 4:30p

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