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Shallow Water Lifeguard Training Course-12LGS051818 (City of Atlanta Powell at Mozley Park)

American Pool Georgia

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 4:30 PM - Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 9:00 PM (EDT)

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Summary:

The purpose of the American Red Cross Shallow Water Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies in shallow water up to 5 feet deep and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over.

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Requirements:

  • Swim 100 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. 
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
  • Complete a timed event within 50 seconds. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using the front crawl or breaststroke. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed. Submerge to a depth of 4 or 5 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object. Return to the surface and walk or swim 20 yards to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object at the surface of the water. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.
  • Must be 15 years or older on or before the last day of class

Schedule:

This class will be held on 4 days:
Day 1: May 18th from 4:30-9pm Maddox Park
Day 2: May 19th from 9am-6pm Mozley Park
Day 3: May 20th from 9am-6pm Mozley Park
Day 4: May 22nd from 4:30pm-9m Maddox Park

Remember to bring your:

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

Special Instructions:

Instructors: Marina Najdanovic

 

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City of Atlanta Powell at Mozley Park
1690 M.L.K. Jr Dr SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30314

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 4:30 PM - Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 9:00 PM (EDT)


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American Pool Georgia

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 Georgia is a subsidiary of American Pool Enterprises, Inc.

American Pool Georgia
4040 Nine McFarland Dr, Suite 1100
Alpharetta, GA 30004
Toll Free: 1-877-709-7665
Phone: 770-638-1665
Fax: 770-638-0622

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