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Only individuals with OneCard access to Burdick Hall will be eligible for enrollment in the course.
The American Red Cross lifeguarding course will train participants in all the skills and techniques necessary to become a professional lifeguard. This training course is intended for those who seek a certification for the first time or for those renewing their certification. There will be videos, demonstrations, as well as hands on experience. The class covers equipment based rescues, spinal injury management and post rescue care. Participants will also learn how to be a professional lifeguard and how to interact with the public.
Participants must be able to pass the pre-course, consisting of the following:
Participants must attend and pass 1 of 2 pre-course dates associated with their chosen Lifeguard class. If unable to attend or pre-course is failed, the participant is ineligible to take Lifeguard course and a partial amount minus $25 will be refunded.
If you would like your own copy of the American Red Cross Participant Manual, you may purchase one to be available the first day of class. The manual has been designed to simplify learning and understanding of the material. The manual reinforces key points from the lecture portions of the course and contains skill sets. The manual will be yours to keep and serve as a reference after the course. Please click here to download and print the Lifeguarding Participant Manual if you are opting not to purchase the manual.
Lifeguard Training Options
The cost of the Lifeguard course is $225. The participant manual may be purchased for $35 if you would like your own copy to keep.
Check back soon for new Lifegaurding Courses.
For more information, please contact Katie Jones, Assistant Director of Facilities & Aquatics.
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