American Red Cross Training Course, for ages 15+
BE A LIFEGUARD!
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Train for a challenging & rewarding job as a lifeguard at the Des Plaines Park District. This course includes water safety and rescue techniques, CPR, First Aid, AED certification, and oxygen support training and an online class. Internet access is required to complete the book and test portion of this course, prior to the class dates. Lifeguard Training Course in August
• 15 years of age or older by March 1.
• Tread water for 1 minute using only legs.
• Swim 100 yards continuously, using front crawl or breast stroke.
• Retrieve a 10 lb brick from a depth of 7 feet and swim to the side. Subsequent training, in an outdoor pool, will require retrieving a 10 lb brick from a depth of 12 feet and swimming to the side.
Lifeguard class fees
A) New candidates: R/NR: $50
B) Returning lifeguards: R/NR: $25
Prairie Lakes Aquatic Center
Sessions are in the Party Room and the Lap Pool
AUGUST Lifeguard Training Course in August
Wednesday, August 11, 10:00a–5:00p
Thursday, August 12, 9:00a–5:00p
Friday, August 13, 10:00a–3:00p
Lifeguard Training Course
Lifeguard in-service training at Mystic Waters