LIFEGUARD TRAINING

Lifeguard Training Certification

Participants who successfully complete the Lifeguarding course receive an American Red Cross certificate for Shallow Water Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, valid for 2 years.

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Provides entry-level participants with the knowledge and skills in a 5 foot and under pool to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies, as well as to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries, and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over.

 

This is a blended learning course. At-home study will be required prior to attending the classroom and in-water training.

SESSION 1

SWIM TESTING: May 20th 4:30pm-6:00pm

CLASSROOM & IN-WATER TRAINING + TESTING:

May 21st & 22nd 8:00am-5:00pm

 

SESSION 2

SWIM TESTING: June 10th 4:30pm-6:00pm

CLASSROOM & IN-WATER TRAINING + TESTING:

June 11th & 12th 8:00am-5:00pm

 

Registration opens March 9th at 1:00pm on the Stafford Hills App or by calling 503-612-2400.

Price

$250/Member  $300/Guest

 

PREREQUISITES

Participants must be 15 years of age or older, as well as:

  • Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.
  • Swim 20 yards on the back holding a 10lb brick.
  • Exit the water without using steps or a ladder.

Additional Info

Please bring a computer or tablet to read the materials, swimsuit, goggles/cap, water bottle, and lunch. Food is also available to purchase from our cafe.