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American Red Cross Lifeguarding Class

Thursday, December 8, 2016 @ 5:00 PM (CST) - Sunday, December 11, 2016 @ 9:00 PM (CST)
Ages 15-99 · Co-Ed
Bismarck Parks and Recreation District 400 East Front Avenue BismarckND  58504
Thursday, December 8, 2016 @ 5:00 PM (CST) - Sunday, December 11, 2016 @ 9:00 PM (CST)
Ages 15-99 · Co-Ed
Bismarck Parks and Recreation District 400 East Front Avenue BismarckND  58504

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Class

Dec 08 - Dec 12 (Sunday, Saturday)

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Ages 15-99 · Co-Ed

Bismarck Parks and Recreation District

Meeting Dates

From Dec 08, 2016 to Dec 11, 2016

Each Sunday from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Each Saturday from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM

About This Activity

Description

This activity is closed to further registration.

Interested in a great summer job or challenging career as a professional lifeguard? Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, you?ll learn teamwork, rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid and CPR/AED and other skills you need to work as a professional lifeguard. Successful completion results in a 2-year certification in Lifeguarding that includes first aid, professional level CPR and AED in one certificate.


Candidates must be at least 15 years of age before the scheduled session. Males must wear boxer style swimming suit and females must wear a one piece swimming suit and have their hair tied back or in a swimming cap.


Pre-Requisites: To be tested on the first day of class.


300 yard swim using breaststroke and front crawl (not timed)


Swim 20 yards, surface dive and retrieve an object from the deep end.


Tread water for 2 minutes without using arms.

If the candidate is not able to pass the swim test required by the Red Cross they will receive the $200 refund, but the $35 to the Red Cross is non-refundable.


Fees and Registration

Cost $200 Register online at bisparks.org or in person at the Park District Office and the BSC Aquatic & Wellness Center.


There will be an additional $35 online fee paid directly to the Red Cross for online learning materials. (non-refundable).


All Class times and dates are MANDATORY


Participants will receive instructions via e-mail for the Red Cross online learning after they register for the class.


The online material must be fully completed before the first day of class.



There will be an additional $35 online fee paid directly to the Red Cross for online learning materials (non-refundable).


All class times and dates are MANDITIORY


Participants will receive instructions via e-mail for the Red Cross online learning after they register for the class. The online material must be fully completed before the first day of class.


Book work will also be e-mailed to the candidate to begin working on before the class begins.


Female participants must wear a one piece bathing suit and have their hair tied back or in a swim cap. Male participants must wear boxer style suits. Goggles are also required.


Activity Sub-Category

All Ages

Location

BSC Aquatic and Wellness Center

Organizer Info

  • Bismarck Parks and Recreation District

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