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April 24, 2018 - May 6, 2018
All Day
Time Details:
4-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays
Christiansburg, VA 24073
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American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Have you ever thought that being a Lifeguard would be fun? Then here is your chance to gain the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies in the position of Lifeguard. 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 Tuesday, Thursday from 4 – 8 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. for 2 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 7-10 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 1 minute , 40 seconds. • Tread water for 2 minutes using only legs. Ages: 15+ Min Enrollme