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Register For January Lifeguard Classes at South Dearborn H.S.

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on December 17, 2018

For those who may be interested in becoming a lifeguard at the Rising Sun Community Pool, please see details regarding certification classes below.

LIFEGUARDING CLASS (contact Lyndsay Laub   lyndsay.minnich@gmail.com)                                     

Prerequisites:

  • Must be 15 years of age on or before the final scheduled session.

MUST complete the following swimming prerequisites:

  1. Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic.  Swimmers can use the front crawl or breaststroke or a combination of both, but no sidestroke or backstroke.  Goggles may be used.
  2. Tread water for 2 minutes using the legs only.  Hands are under the armpits.
  3. Swim 20 yards with face in or out of the water, surface dive to 7-10 feet; retrieve a 10-pound object. Return to surface and swim 20 yards on the back to the starting point with the object, exit the water within 1 min. 40 sec.  No goggles.

Class Meeting Dates at South Dearborn High School-Pool

Try outs:

  • December 30th from 7 pm to 8 pm (Could be shorter depending on how many students there are.)

Classes:

  • Saturday, January 5th from 9 am to 3 pm
  • Sunday, January 6th from 9 am to 3 pm
  • Saturday, January 12th from 9 am to 3 pm
  • Sunday, January 13th from 9 am to 11 am practice (if needed). Written and water test right after practice. (Students are free to leave once they have completed both tests.)

**Students may leave for lunch break or bring a sack lunch.  Classes may release early, depending on class size and material covered.

Cost: $250.00 total

  • $250 will be paid to the instructor the First Day of class (checks can be made out to Lyndsay Laub)
  • This fee includes online book fees, pool rental, instruction, supplies, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer,

Testing:

  • Skills testing over the water skills
  • Two written exams: Lifeguarding and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
  • MUST receive 80% or better on written exam (No refunds are offered if student does not pass exams)

Registering For Class:

** A Lifeguarding/CPR recertification class is also being offered on Sunday, January 6th at 12 pm for $75.00. Please e-mail lyndsay.minnich@gmail.com for more information.