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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.

Name Number Status Ages Primary Fee(s) Days Begins Ends
Lifeguard Training-KI 23477 Registration begins1/8 15 and up $199.00 Tues, Thurs, Sat

2/20/2018
5-9p (T, TH)
8a-12p (S)

3/8/2018
Lifeguard Training-SK  23478 Registration begins1/8 15 and up $199.00 Mon, Wed, Fri

2/21/2018
5p-9p

3/9/2018
Lifeguard Training-SK  23479 Registration begins1/8 15 and up $199.00 Sat, Sun

3/10/2018
8a-5p

3/16/2018
Lifeguard Training-SK 23480 Registration begins1/8 15 and up $199.00 Mon -Fri

3/12/2018
9a - 5p

3/18/2018

 

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.

 

Name Number Status Ages Primary Fee(s) Days Begins Ends
Water Safety Instructor - SK  23750 Registration opens 1/8 16and up $199.00 Tues, Sat
& Thurs 2/22

2/20/2018
5:00-9:00p (T)
8a-5pm (Sat)

3/6/2018
Water Safety Instructor - KI  23749 Registration opens 1/8 16and up $199.00 Monday-Friday

3/12/2018
8:00a-5:00p

3/16/2017


Employment Information

 

Contact Jodi Alexander at 480-644-4954 or jodi.alexander@mesaaz.gov, for more information on Lifeguard Training or Beth Grasser at 480-644-4950 or beth.grasser@mesaaz.gov on Water Safety Instructor Training.