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Posted on: May 31, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Become a Certified Shallow Water Lifeguard

Lifeguard Shallow Water Class

Become a Certified Shallow Water Lifeguard! 


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This class provides entry-level participants the knowledge & skills to prevent, recognize & respond to aquatic emergencies in shallow water up to 5 feet & to provide care for breathing & cardiac emergencies, injuries & sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over.

Prerequisites

  • Minimum of 15 years of age
  • Swim 100 yards continuously
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs
  • Complete a timed event within 50 seconds:
    • Swim 20 yards
    • Submerge to a depth of 4 to 5 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object
    • Return to the surface and walk or swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object
    • Exit the water without using steps or a ladder

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