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Lifeguard certification course

This combination of classroom activities & water skills sessions will prepare you to recognize and respond to emergencies. Upon successful completion of the class, participants will receive American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid Certification and CPR/AED certification. Participants must attend ALL session dates to be certified. Pre-requisites to enter the course include a 300-meter swim, 2-minute tread without using arms and a timed deep water object retrieval event.

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