Shallow Water Lifeguarding | Fairfield, Ct | American Red Cross

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Shallow Water Lifeguarding

Class Format - Classroom ID: efc56ddb17 Provides entry-level participants the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies in shallow water up to 5 feet and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over Prerequisites • Minimum age: 15 years • Swim 100 yards continuously. • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. • Complete a timed event within 50 seconds. o Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. o Submerge to a depth of 4to 5 feetto retrieve a 10-pound object. o Return to the surface and walk or swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object. o Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

  • Provided by: Wings Over Water
    Wings Over Water
    2221 Black Rock Turnpike,
    Fairfield, Ct 06825 (269.1 mi.) Map
    203-212-3950
    Instructor:
    Language: English
    Format: Classroom
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  • Full Class Schedule
    10/02/2016
    Su
    8:00a - 4:00p
    10/09/2016
    Su
    8:00a - 4:00p
    10/16/2016
    Su
    8:00a - 4:00p