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LIFEGUARD TRAINING

This American Red Cross course is designed to teach lifeguarding responsibilities and rescue skills. It includes CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification. On the first day of class, participants must complete two prerequisite skills:

  • Swim 300 yards continuously, using freestyle (front
    crawl) and breaststroke. 

  • Swim 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 7-10
    feet, retrieve a 10 pound object, return to the surface,
    swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the
    object in both hands (head out of water), and climb
    out of the pool without using the steps or ladder
    within 1 minute 40 seconds.

Come prepared to swim. Registration is final. Participants must be
15 or older by the completion of the class. Proof of age is required the first class day.

Spring Session 1 - Skyline - Mon, Wed & Fri. 5-9pm
Dates/Times      February, 23, 25, 27, March 2, 4, 6, 9, 11.  All classes meet 5pm-9pm.

                                                  ***All dates are mandatory, class cannot be made up, no partial 
                                                  attendance, please check other extra-curricular activity/concert  
                                                  schedules before signing up.***

Where:               Skyline Aquatic Center
                           845 S. Crismon Rd.

Cost:                  $199 Res/$229 Non-Res

Spring Session 2 - Kino - Tues, Thurs & Sat. 5-9pm
Dates/Times      February, 24, 26, 28, March 3, 5, 7,10, 12. All classes meet 5pm-9pm.

                                                  ***All dates are mandatory, class cannot be made up, no partial 
                                                  attendance, please check other extra-curricular activity/concert  
                                                  schedules before signing up.***

Where:               Kino Aquatic Center
                           848 N. Horne

Cost:                  $199 Res/$229 Non-Res

Spring Session 3 - Skyline - Spring Break - 9a-5p
Dates/Times     March 16, 17, 18, 19, 20.  All classes meet 9am-5pm.

                                                  ***All dates are mandatory, class cannot be made up, no partial 
                                                  attendance, please check other extra-curricular activity/concert  
                                                  schedules before signing up.***

Where:               Skyline Aquatic Center
                           845 S. Crismon Rd.

Cost:                  $199 Res/$229 Non-Res

Spring Session 4 - Skyline - Saturday & Sunday Class - 8a-5p
Dates/Times     March 14, 15, 21, 22.  All classes meet 8am-5pm.

                                                  ***All dates are mandatory, class cannot be made up, no partial 
                                                  attendance, please check other extra-curricular activity/concert  
                                                  schedules before signing up.***

Where:               Skyline Aquatic Center
                           845 S. Crismon Rd.

Cost:                  $199 Res/$229 Non-Res

 

 

WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR TRAINING - Spring Only

Course emphasizes proper methods of teaching swimming skills to all ages and levels, and is approximately 36 hours.  On the first day of class, candidates must pass a skill test including competency in the four basic strokes and have a level of comfort in deep water to remain in class.  For ages 16 and older by the completion of the class.

 

WSI Session 1 - Kino - Spring Break - 8a-5p
Dates/Times     March 16, 17, 18, 19, 20  All classes meet 8am-5pm.

                                                  ***All dates are mandatory, class cannot be made up, no partial 
                                                  attendance, please check other extra-curricular activity/concert  
                                                  schedules before signing up.***

Where:               Kino Aquatic Center
                           848 N. Horne

Cost:                  $199 Res/$229 Non-Res

WSI Session 2 - Kino - Tue, Wed, Thur 5-9pm & Sat. - 8a-noon
Dates/Times     March 24, 25, 26, 28, 31, April 1, 2.  Weeknight classes meet 5pm-9pm.
                                                                                    Saturdays 8-12

                                                  ***All dates are mandatory, class cannot be made up, no partial 
                                                  attendance, please check other extra-curricular activity/concert  
                                                  schedules before signing up.***

Where:               Kino Aquatic Center
                           848 N. Horne

Cost:                  $199 Res/$229 Non-Res

 

OTHER TRAINING CLASSES

CPR/AED for Professional Lifeguard Update (This class is for the renewal of CPR/AED certification ONLY!  Must bring current certification) - Brimhall - March 27th - 4p-8p
Dates/Times     March 27th  classes meet 4pm-8pm.

                                                  ***All dates are mandatory, class cannot be made up, no partial 
                                                  attendance, please check other extra-curricular activity/concert  
                                                  schedules before signing up.***

Where:               Brimhall Aquatic Complex
                           4949 E. Southern Ave.

Cost:                  $199 Res/$229 Non-Res

 

Skills Test Review - Kino - April 3rd - 6p-8p (Night before skills test)
Dates/Times     March 27th  6-8pm.

Where:               Kino Aquatic Center
                           848 N. Horne

Cost:                  $199 Res/$229 Non-Res

 

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Contact Aimee Manis at 480-644-4950 or aimee.manis@mesaaz.gov, for more information on Lifeguard Training or Water Safety Instructor Training.

 

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