SHALLOW WATER LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION COURSE
This course provides entry-level participants the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies in shallow water up to 5 feet and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over.
Prerequisites: Minimum age: 15 years; Swim 100 yards continuously; Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs; Complete a timed event within 50 seconds by starting in the water, swim 20 yards, Submerge to a depth of 4 to 5 feet to retrieve a10-pound object, Return to the surface and walk or swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and exit the water without using steps or a ladder.
Tuesday, October 12 - 4:30-8:30
Thursday, October 14 - 4:30-8:30
Monday, October 18 - 4:30-8:30
Wednesday, October 20 - 4:30-8:30
Thursday, October 21 - potential extra day, please keep available
Monday, October 25 - 4:30-8:30
Wednesday, October 27 - 4:30-8:30
To register, please call (608) 754-9622.