Month: October 2020

American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification & Lifeguard Review Courses at the SDC Pool

ARC Lifeguard Certification Course

Earn your American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification in this 3-day intensive training course located at the Michigan Tech SDC Pool. The certification includes Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certifications and all training materials. All participants must be 15 years of age or older by the first date of the course (documentation required). Required water skills include the ability to swim 300 yards continuously, tread water for 2 minutes, and complete a timed event in which participants retrieve a 10 pound brick from a depth of 7-10 feet and swim 20 yards with the object. Online training prerequisite must be completed by the first day of classroom instruction. Instructor will contact class participants with online course information and directions. Class size is limited to 10 participants.

Days/Times: December 4 – 4-8pm, December 5 – 8am-6pm, December 6 – 8am-5pm

Cost: $110 per participant

Deadline to register: November 27, 2020, 11:59pm

ARC Lifeguard Review Course

Need to get re-certified? Sign up now for the Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Renewal Course. This course includes Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR/AED re-certification. The instructor will contact the class with additional course information and directions. Participants must have a Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certification that has expired no more than 30 days prior to the final day of the course. Class size is limited to 10 participants. CPR mask and whistle not included. Supply purchase is available through the ticket office.

Days/Times: December 12 – 8am-12pm, 2-8pm

Cost: $55 per participant

Deadline to register: December 5, 2020, 11:59pm

The COVID-19 Visitor Symptom Tracking Form is required to be completed by all participants before every class session. Masks are required on the pool deck but not permitted in the water while swimming. Masks are also required in the locker room except for showering. Space will be provided for personal items on the pool deck. Class size is limited.

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