Lifeguard Training

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American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course

The American Red Cross Lifeguarding program gives participants the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies.  The course includes the latest science in first aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, emergency cardiac care, as well as the latest lifeguarding rescue skills and safety protocols.  There is a minimum age of 15 years old by the last day of the class.



Summer 2020 Lifeguard Classes

The following pre-requisites must be fulfilled:

1. Swim 300 yards continuously
2. Tread water for 2 minutes
3. Starting in the water, the participant must be able to swim 20 yards using front crawl or  breaststroke, surface dive 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit water without using a ladder or steps within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
4. No refunds will be given for failure to pass pre-requisite requirements
5. All course dates MUST be attended in order to pass the course.

Cost:  $200.00

Contact:  Erika Friedman
(603)516-6427
e.friedman@dover.nh.gov