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DV-ACE- Course #104-Blended Learning Lifeguarding w/Waterfront

COURSE: #104 Blended Learning Lifeguarding w/Waterfront

ROOM: Natatorium/C6 DAY: W

BLDG: DVHS TIME: 5:30pm - 8:30pm


COST: $160.00

AGE REQUIREMENTS: Age 15 and above

SCHEDULED CLASSES: Mar 6*, 20, 27; Apr 3, 10, 17, 24; May 1, 8

COURSE DESCRIPTION: The purpose of the American Red Cross

Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic

emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries, and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS)

personnel take over. This program is offered in a blended learning (online learning with instructor-led skill session) format. Students must provide their own zip drive to download the course manual. The student is

responsible to pay the American Red Cross fees.

*March 6th’s class runs from 4:30pm - 7:30pm.

PREREQUISITES: The skills below must be completed and the student must pass to move on:

1. Must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this course.

2. Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and

rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl,

breaststroke, or a combination of both, but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.

3. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under their armpits.

4. Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim

goggles are not allowed. Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10 pound object. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands

holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under

water. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

INSTRUCTOR: Cheryl Switzer or Kathy Stiger


Notice to All Participants:

Non-residents are required to pay a $20.00 non-resident fee for each class they are registering for, with a maximum amount of $60.00 per participant or family. Notifications will NOT be mailed prior to the start of classes. Keep this catalog for the start date, time, and location information. Courses that do not have sufficient enrollment may be cancelled. You will be notified only if your class is cancelled and your registration fee will be refunded. All participants are responsible to provide their own pro-ject materials and/or textbooks to be discussed in class. NO REFUNDS will be given after the first class begins! All courses have limited enrollments. If you have any questions please contact Beth Shomaker at (570) 296-3615 or