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Lifeguarding and Waterfront Skills

Class Format - Blended ID: e4b0a4a327 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 non-surf, 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 minutes using only the legs; Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds: Starting in the water, swim 20 yards; Surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object; Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point; Exit the water without using steps or a ladder. Participants who successfully complete this course receive an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED and Waterfront Skills, both valid for 2 years.

  • Provided by: Greenwich YMCA
    YMCA of Greenwich
    50 East Putnam Avenue,
    Greenwich, CT 06830 (247.3 mi.) Map
    203-869-1630
    Instructor:
    Language: English
    Format: Blended
    Room(s):
  • Full Class Schedule
    05/30/2017
    Tu
    8:00a - 5:00p
    05/31/2017
    W
    8:00a - 5:00p
    06/01/2017
    Th
    8:00a - 5:00p
Onced you register for this class, you can launch the online portion of this class at any time. You must complete the online portion of this class before the first classroom meeting time listed above.