LIFEGUARD REVIEW COURSE
Free with Three-Month Employment Commitment.
Friday, April 5, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Saturday April 6, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Lifeguarding review classes are designed to help you update your skills while also extending your certification for another two years. The Red Cross also offers review courses, for those whose certification is still valid (or within 30 days of expiring) while allowing you to continue to work without a lapse in verification.
The class is $99. The District will waive fees for any candidate willing to commit to work three months at the Mount Rainier Pool.
SPECIAL NOTE: Candidates that are willing to commit to working three months at Mount Rainier Pool, can take the class for FREE! Please contact Lauryne at (206) 773-9683 to register.
OR DO YOU NEED A CERTIFICATION?
April 8-12, Noon-8:00 p.m.
Dear Future Team Member,
SPECIAL NOTE: Candidates that are willing to commit to working six months at Mount Rainier Pool, can take the class for FREE! Please contact Lauryne at (206) 773-9683 to register.
The American Red Cross Lifeguarding course teaches candidates the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course content and activities prepare candidates to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drownings and injuries.
To enroll in the Lifeguarding course, you must be at least 15 years of age before the last scheduled class session. Please bring proof of age on the first day (driver’s license, state identification, birth certificate, or passport). To participate in the Lifeguarding course, you must be able to demonstrate the following skills:
300 Yard Swim: 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.
Tread Water: Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates must place their hands under the armpits and keep their head above water.
Timed Event: Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 12 feet, retrieve a 10-pound brick, return to the surface, swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands on the brick and exit the water without using a ladder or steps. Must be completed within 1 minute and 40 seconds. Swim goggles are not allowed. Candidates should not swim the return distance underwater.
Please bring a swimsuit and towel for the skills evaluation on the first day and for every class.
All course materials are included in the cost of this course.
COURSE COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS
100% attendance (no exceptions), 80% on the written exam, and successfully complete required skills and final skills scenarios.
Upon successful completion of the Lifeguarding course, each participant will receive the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid, and CPR/AED for the Lifeguard certification.
The class is $199. The District will waive fees for any candidate willing to commit to work six months at the Mount Rainier Pool.
AMERICAN RED CROSS CERTIFICATION
The Mount Rainier Pool is a certified American Red Cross Provider. What that means for you as a student, is that we follow the highest standards when providing classes. All the classes are designed and implemented to provide all the content needed to procure and maintain American Red Cross certifications such as; lifeguarding, water safety instructor, CPR, AED, First Aid and many more courses.
Either certification class is FREE for candidates that are willing to work at the Mount Rainier Pool. If you would like to commit to working at the Mount Rainier Pool please call Lauryne at (206) 773-9683.