Lifeguard Training

Lifeguards

Lifeguard Training
Ages 15 & Up (Must be 15 by end of the class)
Four All Day classes (WINTER BREAK CLASS)
Ten - 3.5 hour classes
$220 - 

Must attend all classes

 

 

This class emphasizes professionalism, prevention, surveillance, victim recognition, disease prevention and equipment based rescues. CPR and First Aid certification is included in the basic instruction along with textbooks and a CPR mask. Successful completion of the class will earn you the certifications required to become a candidate for a lifeguard position. Because of equipment rental and subjects covered, attendance is mandatory and crucial to all sessions.

Prerequisites (must pass the first night to go on in class):

1. Swim 300 yards continuously, using these strokes in the following order:
       -
100 yards of front crawl using rhythmic breathing and a stabilizing, propellant kick. Rhythmic breathing to the side or to the front.
       - 100 yards of breaststroke
       - 100 yards of either front crawl using rhythmic breathing or breaststroke. This 100 yards may be a mixture of front crawl and breaststroke.


2. Swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10 pound object, return to the surface, and swim 20 yards back to the starting point exciting within 1 minute 40 seconds.

3. Tread water for two minutes using legs only.

 
swim instructor with lesson participantWater Safety Instruction
Ages 16 & Up 
Four 8 hour classes
$175 - $10 Early Registration Discount (must register by 12/13/14)

Must attend all classes

 

 

Must be 16 years of age on or before the final scheduled session and successfully complete fundamentals of instructor training (included in this course) and demonstrate ability to perform the following swimming skills at level 4 performance: 1) swim 25 yards each of front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, and sidestroke; 2) swim 15 yards of butterfly; 3) float or scull on back one minute in deep water; 4) tread water for one minute

ADDITIONAL BONUS OPTION: Once you are WSI certified or Lifeguard join our aquatics team and you are eligible for a bonus based on certain criteria. For questions call Konni at 913-971-8563 .

 
Winter/Spring Class Options (enrollment available now)
Lifeguard TrainingWater Safety Instruction
Dec. 27 & 28, Jan. 2 & 3
Time: 9 a.m. -5:30 p.m.
Dec. 27 & 28, Jan. 2 & 3
Time: 9 a.m. -5:30 p.m.
Jan. 22, 27, 29, 
Feb, 3, 5, 10, 19, 24, 26, March 3
Time: 6:30 p.m - 10 p.m.
 
March 26 & 31
April 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28
Time: 6:30 p.m - 10 p.m.
Code: 24467