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Lifeguard Training Course-36LGT072318 (Potomac Hills)

American Pool Virginia

Monday, July 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM - Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 7:30 PM (EDT)

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Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Employee Training Ticket 8 Tickets Jul 23, 2018 $125.00 $5.12
Non-Employee Training Ticket 2 Tickets Jul 23, 2018 $450.00 $13.24

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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.

Questions? First read the info below. If you still have questions, simply click the "Contact the Organizer" button.

Requirements:

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 3 days:
Day 1: July 23rd from 10am-7:30pm
Day 2: July 24th from 10am-7:30pm
Day 3: July 25th from 10am-7:30pm

Employee Pricing:In order to pay the employee class price of $125.00 Lifeguard and Legal Guardian (if lifeguard is under the age of 18 years) agree to work the minimum hours required for 2017 stated in the table below based off of the date the Lifeguard was hired.

 

Date Hired

Hours Required

Before 7/1

250

Between 7/1 and 8/1

200

After 8/1

150

 

 

Refund Policy Effective Date 9/10/17-10/31/18

There will be no refunds given for discounted lifeguard or pretest classes if the refund is requested less than fourteen calendar days prior to the first day of class. Our standard cost of the lifeguard class and pretest is $450.00 ($400 for lifeguard training and $50.00 for the pretest), if you are paying any amount less than $450.00 it is considered discounted training.  

In the event you are dealing with an extenuating circumstance and wish to request a refund please know that all extenuating circumstances will be dealt with on a case by case basis and MUST be pre-approved by our training department. Documentation of the extenuating circumstance must be submitted to Ilona Baranova (please see below for contact information). Please note: Failing the lifeguard pretest, not showing up to the lifeguard class, missing a day of the lifeguard class, or showing up late to the lifeguard class, deciding to no longer be employed with American Pool does not qualify the participant for a refund nor does it qualify as an extenuating circumstance.

If you signed up for a class and you must change the date of the class you must request this change two weeks before the first day of class. There will be a $50.00 transfer fee which is due immediately upon transfer. Please call our office and ask to speak with Ilona Baranova or email her to complete the transfer (contact information is listed below). 

 

Email- varecruit@americanpool.com 

Fax- To the Attention of Ilona Baranova

Telephone- 877-614-7665

Remember to bring your:

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

Special Instructions:

Instructors:  Gary Alonso

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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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Potomac Hills HOA (Outdoor Class)
50 Potomac Hills Drive
Stafford, VA 22554

Monday, July 23, 2018 at 10:00 AM - Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 7:30 PM (EDT)


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American Pool Virginia

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 Virginia is a subsidiary of American Pool Enterprises, Inc.

American Pool Virginia
6596 Fleet Drive
Alexandria, VA 22310
Toll Free: 1-877-614-7665
Phone: 703-579-0885
Fax: 703-822-0049

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