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     Fall 2024 Lifeguard Training - Full course:
    **  Must be at least 15 years of age by October 5th**
     Course Dates: TBD
                 **If any make-up dates are need to finish any testing, those days will be October 8th, 9th and 10th as needed.**
    The class will run Monday - Friday after school 4:00pm - 6:30pm. 
    **If all requirements (skills, testing, etc.) are completed earlier than the last date scheduled, the course will end at an earlier date as deemed appropriate. 
     **Attendance at all class dates is MANDATORY.**

    The pre-test skills you must perform on the first day are as follows:

    1.            Swim 300 yards continuously:

    *Participants may choose to swim front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both

    *Competency in all aspects of strokes, especially breathing and kicking, is required

    2.            Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breast stroke, surface dive 10feet, retrieve a 10 pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object, keeping the face out of the water, and exit the pool without using steps or a ladder, within1 minute, 40 seconds.

    3.            Tread water for 2 minutes without support or stopping.  Only legs can be used, with hands under the armpits.  Head must remain out of the water.

     All class candidates must be able to pass all above mentioned skills to be admitted into the course.

    Lifeguard Training (Full course) Fees:

    SCASD Student: $140.00

    Non-SCASD Student: $225.00

    *Cost includes all necessary materials for the course (book, masks, whistle, first aid supplies, etc.)
    For additional Questions or Concerns Please contact Andrew Walls at apw13@scasd.org
    To sign up for this course please stop by the Natatorium and see Mr. Walls or call 814-231-4161
    Minimum of 4 students required to run this course.


Last Modified on August 14, 2023