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LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION CLASS

posted Feb 24, 2014, 4:48 PM by Joy Eastwood   [ updated Mar 31, 2014, 11:02 AM by Tyson Kennedy ]


Summer is fast approaching and for those responsible young adults looking for certification of becoming a lifeguard, the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services has set up special times and dates with the City of St. George Aquatics Division and they are offering a Lifeguard Training Class. The class will run Monday through Friday, April 14 – April 18, 2014 (Clark County School District, Spring Break).

 

Monday 2:00PM – 7:00PM

Tuesday 10:30AM – 4:30AM

Wednesday 2:00PM – 7:00pm

Thursday 10:30AM – TBA on material.

Friday 2:00 PM – Review & Test.

 

All times will be Mountain Standard Time.

 

The classes will be held at the Sand Hollow Aquatics Center, Instructed by Michele Howells

 

This class is American Red Cross approved the lifeguard training class which instructs and prepares participants on the knowledge and physical skills needed to respond to an emergency with in the aquatics area.  Class is limited to 15 students.

 

To attend the class, you must be able to complete a 300 yards swim using the free style stroke, breaststroke, tread water for 2 minutes with out using your hands and retrieve a 10 pound brick from a depth of 10 feet of water. The swimming tests will be held the first day of class, please bring your swimming suits and a towel; every day. The deadline for registration will be March 29, 2014. There is a cost to register for the class, please inquire with the City of St. George Aquatics Division, (435)-627-4585.

 

For more information on this and other programs please contact the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services at (702) 346-8732. Register for youth and adult programs online at: www.mesquitenv.gov for more information and to stay connected via social media, our Facebook: www.facebook.com/MesquiteNVRecreation or at the Administrative Offices located at 100 W. Old Mill Road.