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Lifeguard Certification Courses

Must be at least 15 years of age by the last day of class.
This class provides entry-level participants the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over.  Participants who successfully complete the Lifeguarding course receive an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First aid/CPR/AED, valid for 2 years.  
The 7-hour online component will be emailed to participants one week prior to the start of class. This component must be completed and passed by the first day.

Prerequisites must be passed on the first day of class:
~  Swim 300 yards continuously using breaststroke or freestyle technique
~  Tread water for 2 minutes using only legs
~  Swim 20 yards, submerge to a depth of 5 feet to retrieve a 10lb brick.  Return to the surface and swim 20 yards  to the starting point.  Exit water without using a ladder or steps.

Class dates: Friday, June 23, 3 - 8 pm
                     Saturday, June 24, 9am - 6pm
                     Sunday, June 25, 9am - 5pm    
Registration deadline:  
Location:       NCWRC - Aquatics
Cost:             $250/person

Class dates: Friday, July 14, 3 - 8 pm
                     Saturday, July 15, 9am - 6pm
                     Sunday, July 16, 9am - 5pm    
Registration deadline:  
Location:       NCWRC - Aquatics
Cost:             $250/person
For questions please email:

Please Note:  If you send an email to be placed on the wait  list, include the following information:
Participant's name, grade/age, activity, parent's contact cell number/email.

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1. Lifeguard Certification Course, June 23, 24, 25, NCRWC Aquatics, Register by 6/16/2023, $250

2. Lifeguard Certification Course, July, 14,15,16, NCRWC Aquatics, Register by 7/7/2023, $250

FEE:  $250 (includes non-refundable course fee, fanny pack, Lifeguard e-Manual, Pocket CPR Mask, certification fee and bridge course option)  If a participant cancels 7 days prior to the start of the class, only a $15 processing fee will be deducted.  If a participant cancels less than 7 days prior, only the $41 certification fee will be refunded.  If the participant does not pass the class only the $41 certification fee is elegible to be refunded.