Lifeguarding Class at the Hinckley Pool

Lifeguarding Class at the Hinckley Pool
Posted on 05/03/2017
 American Red CrossLifeguarding Class at the Hinckley Pool
Instructor:  Kathy Horbacz, LGI

The HF Community Education will be sponsoring an American Red Cross and Lifeguard Training Course. This course trains lifeguards to act with speed and confidence in emergency situations both in and out of the water. Topics include: water rescue skills, surveillance and recognition, first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies, CPR, AED and more.

Participants must demonstrate a professional attitude and mature behavior, be prepared for all class activities, including appropriate swimwear for all in-water skill session. Complete reading assignments. Behave appropriately during activities. Make an effort to improve skills during practice sessions. Treat others with respect. Follow all pool safety rules and any additional safety precautions as explained throughout the course.

Students needing Waterfront or Waterpark component must identify that on registration and will stay late one day to train/test at Grindstone Lake. Prerequisites found on back of this flyer. Cost includes: Instruction, Red Cross Fee, CPR Mask/Whistle/Fanny Pack, and textbook. (If you digitally, download your book a  $30 discount will be given at the time of the class.)

The prerequisite skills evaluation will occur on the first day of the course. Please bring a swimsuit and towel every day for class.

To successfully complete the course, you must attend the entire course, participate in all skill sessions/drills, activities and scenarios, demonstrate competency in all required skills and scenarios, and pass the final written exam with a minimum grade of 80 percent. Participants must be 15 years old by the conclusion of class. Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive an electronic American Red Cross certificate for LIfeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, valid for 2 years. Please make sure you have a valid email listed on registration form.

Date:  Friday June 8th - 4:00 - 7:00 pm
           Monday-Friday, June 12 - 16 - 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Place: HFHS Pool/Room 120
Cost:  $210 includes Red Cross Fees, whistle, CPR mask and class instruction

Click here to print registration form!
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