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Lifeguard Certification Course

Saturday, December 3, 2016 @ 9:00 AM (PST) - Sunday, December 11, 2016 @ 5:00 PM (PST)
Burlingame Aquatic Center 1 Mangini Way BurlingameCA  94010
Saturday, December 3, 2016 @ 9:00 AM (PST) - Sunday, December 11, 2016 @ 5:00 PM (PST)
Burlingame Aquatic Center 1 Mangini Way BurlingameCA  94010

Lifeguard Certification Course

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Description

Lifeguard Certification Course: Learn how to prevent and respond to emergencies in and around the water. Topics include: risk management, water rescues, first aid, CPR/AED and preventing disease transmission. Upon successful completion of the course, participants are awarded certification in: Lifeguard Training and First Aid, CPR/AED for Lifeguards (each valid for 2 years). Participants must be at least 15 years old by the last day of the class, attend and participate in 100% of class sessions, receive a passing score of 80% on 2 written exams, and successfully complete 3 practical skill tests.

Prerequisites: Swim 300 yards continuously using Freestyle and Breaststroke (no time limit). Swim 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 7 feet, retrieve a 10 pound brick and return to the starting point (100 seconds). Tread water with no-hands for 2 minutes. Please bring a photo ID to verify age on the first day of class.

Times of the class may be shortened due to enrollment numbers and the speed of the course progression; the instructor will communicate this directly to the students once the course begins.

Location

Burlingame High School Aquatic Facility

Instructor

Adrienne Leung

Organizer Info

  • Burlingame Aquatic Club

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Burlingame Aquatic Center 1 Mangini Way BurlingameCA  94010
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