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We are excited to offer you American Red Cross Lifeguarding - Blended Learning. Blended learning combines online learning with in-person skills sessions where you will practice skills and demonstrate competency.

*The blended eLearning portion of the course must be completed independently prior to the start of the course. Please be prepared to verify successful completion of the eLearning portion upon arrival to class (print certificate or online verification). 

Additionally, all registered persons must pass the in-water pre-requisite skills to participate in full course.


Pre-requisite
skills:

1)  Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. You may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggled may be used. 
2)  Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.
3)  Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds:
      a)  Starting in the water, swim 20 yards.  The face may be in or out of the water. 
            *Swim goggles are not allowed. 
      b)  Surface dive, feet first or head first, to a depth of 7-10 feet and retrieve a 10 pound
           object.
      c) 
Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back 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. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.


To successfully complete the Lifeguarding Review, Blended Learning course, participants must:


  • Attend the entire course and participate in all class sessions. 

  • Actively participate in all course activities, including assuming various roles during scenarios.

  • Demonstrate competency in all required skills.

  • Pass the final skills scenarios.

  • Complete all eLearning content, including the eLearning written exam (CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and First Aid).

  • Successfully pass final written exams with a minimum grade of 80 percent. If a participant fails to reach the minimum 80 percent on the final written exam, one (1) retest is allowed using the other version of the exam, *provided that the learner passed the finals skills assessment. 


Please bring lunch, snacks and beverages for the entire day.
Women must wear 1-piece swimsuit, men must wear board shorts.  Several towels and a change of clothing are strongly recommended for comfort.
Please be prepared to show identification for age verification (date of birth)



Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an American Red Cross Lifeguarding certification, valid for 2 years. Participants can access their digital certificate through an email via a link. The digital certification will contain an alpha-numeric identifier and Quick Response (QR) code and can be viewed, printed or shared online. 



*Required Gear:  cloth mask/face covering(s), One-Piece Bathing Suit(s), Towel(s), Change of dry clothes, Lunch/snacks,  

Blended Learning: approximately 7 hours, independent learning prior to in-person skills.
In-Person Skills: approximately 10-14 hours, must successfully participate in all skills sessions and scenarios. 

Reducing Risk of Disease Transmission for Instructors and Students


  • Participants, please do not attend class if you have been ill or have any signs of illness within 24 hours prior to the class (fever, cough, breathing difficulties/shortness of breath or other symptoms). Please reschedule your training if you are ill, have been ill or, if you have been in close contact with someone who is ill.

  • Instructors and students must wear cloth face coverings, which may include masks, during class and while in the facility. When giving ventilations, students should briefly lower their face covering without touching the front of it. Immediately after giving ventilations, they should put the face covering back on.

  • Instructors and students must perform hand hygiene using soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol.

  • At a minimum, hand hygiene should be performed at the following times:

  • Beginning and end of class

  • Before and after meals and snacks

  • Before and after skill practice sessions


Reducing Risk of Disease Transmission for Instructors and Students


  • Every student must wear gloves during all skill practices, the skill drill and the final skill scenario.

  • Every student must use a pocket mask or BVM when giving ventilations.

  • Instructors and students should cough or sneeze into a tissue or elbow, immediately disposed of soiled tissue and practice hand hygiene.

  • Instructors and students should avoid touching their eyes, nose and mouth. Use hand hygiene when not able.

  • Provide disinfectant wipes to disinfect high touch surfaces such as doorknobs, switches, handles, counters and other surfaces.


*Course fees are non-refundable, successful or unsuccessful. 

The practice sessions will require some strenuous physical activity. You are encouraged to check with your health care professional before participating in the practice sessions. If a medical condition or disability exists that might prevent participation in the activities, or there are questions about fully participating in the Lifeguarding course, please contact me to discuss this before the course begins.




Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
 
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EMPLOYEE Lifeguarding Full Certification, Blended eLearning - 3 day course 
15 and up  N/A  SuFSa  05/21/2021 - 05/23/2021
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Allen High School Natatorium
$0.00 Res, $200.00 Non-Res
NEW HIRES ONLY - 3 DAY COURSE
 
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EMPLOYEE Lifeguarding Recertification, Blended eLearning 
15 and up  N/A  SuSa  05/15/2021 - 05/16/2021
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Allen High School Natatorium
$0.00 Res, $60.00 Non-Res
This class is for returning employees/experienced American Red Cross Lifeguards who are currently certified or certification expired within 30 days.
 
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EMPLOYEE Lifeguarding Recertification, Blended eLearning 
15 and up  N/A  SuSa  05/22/2021 - 05/23/2021
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Allen High School Natatorium
$0.00 Res, $60.00 Non-Res
This class is for returning employees/experienced American Red Cross Lifeguards who are currently certified or certification expired within 30 days.
 
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Lifeguarding Recertification, Blended eLearning 
15 and up  N/A  SuSa  05/15/2021 - 05/16/2021
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Allen High School Natatorium
$100.00 Res, $200.00 Non-Res
This class is for returning employees/experienced American Red Cross Lifeguards who are currently certified or certification expired within 30 days.
 
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Skills and Drills - Lifeguarding 
15 and up  N/A  MTuWTh  05/17/2021 - 05/20/2021
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Allen High School Natatorium
$0.00 Res, $50.00 Non-Res
Learn and develop the swimming skills required for the American Red Cross Lifeguard course pre-requisites. Class duration: 1 hour
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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