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September 12, 2017 - September 24, 2017
All Day
Christiansburg, VA 24073
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American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The course content and activities prepare participants to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drowning and injuries. Please bring a packed lunch and snacks. * Class runs Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 – 8 p.m. and Sundays from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. for two weeks. * Attendance to the entire class session is mandatory. Prerequisites: (will be tested on the first day of class) • Swim 300 yards continuously • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive seven-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within one minute , 40 seconds. • Tread water for two minutes using only legs. Ages: 15+ Minimum Enrollment = 4