Red Cross Lifeguard Class
May 6th – 21st, 2019
- 15 years old
- 300 yards continuous swim; either freestyle or breaststroke with rhythm breathing, googles may be used
- 2-minute treat with hands in armpits
- Timed event: Swim 20 yards, surface dive 9 feet to retrieve 10 lb. object and swim 20 yards on back keeping both hands on the object and face above the water, exit water not using ladder under 1 minute & 40 seconds
Participants must pass all prerequisites and attend all times during course. Course Length: 27 hours.
Prerequisites Session – Please call to schedule a time at (217) 287-7271.
Class Dates + Times
May 6th from 5 – 9pm: Covering professional guard and facility safety.
May 7th from 5 – 9pm: Covering injury prevention, breathing emergency view rescue videos.
May 9th from 5 – 9pm: Covering water rescues and spinal management.
May 13th from 5 – 9pm: Covering CPR, First Aid and Emergency O2.
May 14th from 6 – 8:30pm: Covering back boarding and extraction.
May 16th from 5 – 8pm: Covering multiple rescuer response drills.
May 21st from 5 – completed: Test Day.
This class costs a one-time fee of $180 for non-employees.
Fee must be paid when registration is completed and turned in to our Front Service Desk.