Lifeguarding and Waterfront Skills | Arkville, NY | American Red Cross

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Lifeguarding and Waterfront Skills

Class Format - Classroom ID: 355fc345ab Provides entry-level participants the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over, including in aquatic facilities in nonsurf, open-water areas found at public parks, resorts, summer camps and campgrounds Prerequisites: • Minimum age: 15 years • Swim 550 yards continuously. • Tread water for 2 minutesusing only the legs. • Complete a timed eventwithin1 minute, 40 seconds. o Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. o Surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object. o Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point. o Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

  • Provided by: Catskill Recreation Center
    Catskill Recreation Center
    651 County Hwy 38,
    Arkville, NY 12406 (262.6 mi.) Map
    845-586-6250
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    Language: English
    Format: Classroom
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  • Full Class Schedule
    10/20/2016
    Th
    4:00p - 8:00p
    10/27/2016
    Th
    4:00p - 8:00p
    11/03/2016
    Th
    4:00p - 8:00p
    11/10/2016
    Th
    4:00p - 8:00p
    11/17/2016
    Th
    4:00p - 8:00p
    12/01/2016
    Th
    4:00p - 8:00p
    12/08/2016
    Th
    4:00p - 8:00p
    12/15/2016
    Th
    4:00p - 8:00p