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Lifeguard Training

American Red Cross Lifeguard and Waterfront Recertification Course

Monday, May 21 – Wednesday, May 23 • 5:00–9:00pm

Fee: $75 for members or $125 for non-members.
Please register online beginning May 1. Registration ends May 20.

Maximum capacity of 10 participants. Must possess current Lifeguarding, CPR/AED/First Aid, and Waterfront cards (must show proof of cards on Monday, May 21) Must pass all prerequisite skills, show competency in all skills, and pass all written tests with a score of 80% or better. Must attend all classes and bring your swimsuit and CPR mask to each one.

For more information, contact Lindsey Bailey by calling (607) 547-2800, ext. 114.

Water Safety Instructor

Tuesdays & Fridays, May 22-June 22 • 10:00am-2:00pm
Thursday, June 21 • 3:00-4:30pm (to help with World’s Largest Swim Lesson)

Fee: $300 for members or $350 for non-members
Please register online by May 16.

Must pass a pretest to get into the course and do an online course before the first day of class.

Pretest: 25 yards each (at level 4 swimmer or better) of front crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke, and 15 yards of butterfly. Maintain position on back for 1 minute in deep water (floating or sculling). Tread water for 1 minute.

Interested people need to signup in advance so we can send you the online link to the course which needs to be done by May 22.

For more information, contact Lindsey Bailey by calling (607) 547-2800, ext. 114.

American Red Cross Blended Learning Lifeguarding with Waterfront Full Certification Class

Mondays & Wednesdays, June 4-20 • 5:00-9:00pm.

Fee: $275 for members or $350 for non-members. Limit 15
Please register online beginning May 1. Registration ends May 25.

What is blended learning?

  • 7-9 hours of at home learning (web-based) that must be completed by the first day of in water skills and you must provide the certificate of completion provided at the end of the learning sessions by the American Red Cross (Link to the course will be sent by email).
  • Complete all eLearning content, including the eLearning written exam (CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers & First Aid).
  • Proof of Age prior to the pre-requisite skill evaluation (birth certificate, passport, driver’s license). Must be 15 years of age by the end of the course.
  • Participants must pass on eLearning content (before 06/04)and the Pre-requisite skills (on 06/04), skill list will be sent in the instruction email) in order to continue with the in water portion of the course.
  • Attend the entire course and actively participate in all class sessions and activities (including assuming various roles during scenarios).
    Demonstrate competency in all required skills.
  • Pass the final skills scenarios.
  • Successfully pass final written exams with a minimum grade of 80%. If a participant fails to reach the minimum 80% on the final written exam, a retest is allowed using the other version of the exam, provided that the learner has passed the final skills assessment.

For more information, contact Lindsey Bailey by calling (607) 547-2800, ext. 114.