American Red Cross lifeguard training and recertification course offered at Dover Indoor Pool

posted on: 3/4/2021

An American Red Cross lifeguard training and recertification course will be held at the Dover Indoor Pool April 26-29, 2021. Participants will learn the 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. Students must be at least 15 years old by the last day of the class.

The following prerequisites must be fulfilled:

American Red Cross lifeguard training and recertification course offered at Dover Indoor Pool

posted on: 3/4/2021

An American Red Cross lifeguard training and recertification course will be held at the Dover Indoor Pool April 26-29, 2021. Participants will learn the 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. Students must be at least 15 years old by the last day of the class.

The following prerequisites must be fulfilled:

  • Swim 300 yards continuously
    Tread water for 2 minutes
    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

No refunds will be given for failure to pass prerequisite requirements. All course dates must be attended in order to pass the course.

The course will be offered:

  • Monday, April 26: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Tuesday, April 27: 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Wednesday, April 28: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Thursday, April 29: 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

*Re-certification held on Thursday, April 29 from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost for the full course is $200. Cost for re-certification is $40.

​Any COVID related cancelations will be carried over to the next scheduled course. No refunds will be given.

For more information or to sign up, contact Erika Friedman at (603) 516-6427 or e.friedman@dover.nh.gov.