Lifeguard Training Course

MARCH LIFEGUARD COURSE DATES:

March 9th 4:00 PM—8:00 PM

March 12th 10:00 AM—5:00 PM

March 13th 10:00 AM—5:00 PM

March 14th 10:00 AM—5:00 PM

 

Registration closes: March 1, 2018

 

COURSE COST:

$250 Members $350 Non-Members

 

All participants must have 100% on-time attendance and participation to pass class, NO EXCEPTIONS. All fees must be paid at the time of registration. Online blended learning is required for this course and is to be completed before the start of the class as directed by the instructor. Must be at least 15 years old to participate, additional classes will be offered early summer.

 

COURSE PREREQUISITES:

*Swim 300 yards continuously; demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates will swim using front crawl (freestyle) and breaststroke, swimming on the back or side is not allowed, goggles may be used for this portion.

* Tread water for 2 minutes; using only the legs, hands under armpits.

* Timed event 1 min 40 sec (no goggles); Starting in the water, swim 20 yards surface dive to a depth of 9-12 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface and swim back to the starting point. Event must be done with both hands holding the object and face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath and exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Aquatics Director

Lanette Lara

llara@abileneymca.org

P 325-695-3400

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 10:30pm
YMCA of Abilene
3125 S. 32nd Street
Abilene, TX 79605