American Red Cross Lifeguard Training & Certification

Class Details


  • Location: Boerne Municipal Pool
    106 City Park Road
    Boerne, TX 78006
  • Class Fee: $ 225
  • Day and Time: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Age Range: 15+
  • Instructor: Cindy McQuaid 

ONLINE REGISTRATION BLUE SIZED

2017 Sessions

Session I: March 11, 12, 13, & 14, 2017
Session II: March 25 & 25, April 1 & 2, 2017 
Session III: May 6 & 7,  May 13 & 14, 2017 
                   (Session III is open to new and re-certifications)


  
   

Purpose
The primary purpose of the Red Cross Lifeguarding program is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to emergencies and to provide care for injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel arrive and take over.

Course Prerequisites
  • 300 yard continuous swim (100 yards front crawl using rhythmic breathing and a stabilizing, propellant kick.
    • Rhythmic breathing can be performed either by breathing to the side or to the front.
    • 100 yards breaststroke using a pull, breathe, kick and glide sequence.
    • 100 yards either front crawl or breaststroke.
  • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7-10 ft, retrieve 10lb brick, return to surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the brick and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 min 40 seconds.
Participants will receive certifications in lifeguarding (lasts three years), CPR/AED (lasts two years), and First-Aid.

This class is a standalone class and does not guarantee employment with the City of Boerne at the municipal pool.