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2017 Lifeguard Training Course -- 07LGT081417 (Riverview at Edison)

American Pool New Jersey

Monday, August 14, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 4:00 PM (EDT)

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Summary:

The primary purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. This program offers a choice of Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED courses to meet the various training needs of a diverse audience.

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Prerequisites:

  1. Must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this course.

  2. Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles are allowed.

  3. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.

  4. Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds.

  • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed.

  • Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.

  • Return to the surface and swim 20 yards to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water.

  • Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

Schedule:

This class will be held on _#__ days:
Day 1: 8/14 8am to 4pm
Day 2: 8/15 8am to 4pm
Day 3: 8/16 8am to 4pm
Day 4: 8/17 8am to 4pm

 Refund Policy:  

In the event you cancel your enrollment in a course, please notify the organizer in writing one week in advance of the course start date to receive a full refund, minus a $25 processing fee to cover third party costs.  If you cancel your enrollment in the course less than one week prior to the course start date, your payment of the course will be forfeited.  Any fees forfeited are available to be applied toward a future course.

If you enroll in a lifeguarding course and you do not pass the swimming prerequisite you will receive a full refund, minus a $25 processing fee to cover third party costs. This forfeited processing fee is available to be applied toward a future course.

Remember to bring your:

  1. Ticket (paper or mobile)
  2. Bathing suit
  3. Towel
  4. Notebook and pen
  5. Lunch (optional

Special Instructions:

Instructors:  Shiloh Sawyers

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What to expect:

Here is a full Red Cross description what what you should expect from a Lifeguard Training Course.

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When & Where


Riverview at Edison
25 York Drive
Edison, NJ 08817

Monday, August 14, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 4:00 PM (EDT)


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Organizer

American Pool New Jersey

American Pool companies have teamed up with the American Red Cross to offer a wide range of aquatics-related training.

Through the Guard for Life program, American Pool companies hire over 6,500 lifeguards a year. Learn more at guardforlife.com or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.

American Pool Enterprises, Inc. (APEI) has been an Authorized Provider with the American Red Cross since 1984. An Authorized Provider is a company, organization, individual or agency that has signed an Authorized Provider Agreement with the Red Cross to provide American Red Cross instructional programs in accordance with the standards and objectives of the program they desire to teach.

Each year American Pool companies train approximately 2,000 individuals to become American Red Cross lifeguards.

American Pool Long Island is a subsidiary of American Pool Enterprises, Inc.

American Pool New Jersey
85 Campus Drive
Edison, NJ 08837
Toll Free: 1-877-796-7665
Phone: 732-512-1900
Fax: 732-512-1901

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