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Lifeguard Training - American Red Cross-with On- Line & In-Person sessions - Winter/Spring 2023 Register View Cart

Successful On-Line course completion and attendance at ALL In-person skills sessions is mandatory.

A.  Participants must be at least 15 years of age on or before the final class date.  A photo copy of your birth certificate will be required at the beginning of the 
pre-course session for proof of age.
B.  Pre-course In-Water session involves the completion of 300 yd swim for Lifeguard Training or a 550 yd swim for Waterfront Lifeguard Training before continuing with class.   If you cannot accomplish the 300/500 yds, or other pre-requisites, consultation with Instructor required.
                 1. 300/500 Yards Swim is:
                             a. 100/200 Breaststroke
                             b. 100/200 Front Crawl
                             c. 100/150 Combined B/F Crawl
                2.   20 Yard Swim, Surface dive, retrieve object, return to surface, swim back w/object using your legs only, hands must remain on the object, face out of the water.
                3.   Tread water for two (2) minutes using your legs only.
                4.   20 yd Underwater swim, for Waterfront candidates
C.  Attendance at ALL classes is mandatory. 
D.  Bathing suit and towel required for ALL pool activity.
E.  Come prepared with light snacks and drink for energy.
F.  See flyer for specific dates and times.
* Includes Pocket Mask



LIFEGUARD REVIEW (RE-CERTIFICATION) Current lifeguard certification holders should enroll into this online course. 
New rules for re-certification in Lifeguarding-must include all segments (LG, FA, CPR-AED)

Additional Program Information
  • Once enrolled, participants will be sent a letter and email with the directions on how to access the On-Line portion of the course through the American Red Cross Direct Link website.
  • Successful completion of the Pre-Course In-Water Skills is required. DO NOT enroll if you CANNOT complete the pre- course requirements above. The available Lifeguard Training Preparation Course prior to the pre-course is highly recommended!

Optional LIFEGUARD TRAINING PRE-TEST
  • This class is intended to provide instruction and conditioning before deciding whether or not one should enroll into the Full Lifeguard Training Course.
  • FOR..................................................................Ages 15 & Up
  • WHEN............…............. ...................January 26 ( Thursdays)
  • TIME.................................................................7:30 -8:30 pm
  • WHERE..................…........Queensbury Elementary School Pool
  • FEE.................................................................................FREE
  • NEED to Pre-Register for this program, even though it is FREE

AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD TRAINING
  • FOR..................................................................Ages 15 & Up
  • WHEN..........................….........February 20-24 (Monday-Friday)
  • TIME............................................................9:00 am-3:00 pm
  • WHERE..................……......Queensbury Elementary School Pool
  • FEE.....................…..............Resident $325; Non-Resident $375 (Includes pocket mask) Materials online
  • *FREE* to candidates that apply & are employed by the Department will be refunded course fees at the conclusion of a full summer season of employment. Candidates must be successfully interviewed, hired and work late June through Labor Day (excessive time off or low total hours worked will not be eligible for refund)
  • CLASS SIZE...............…..................... Minimum 6; Maximum 10
  • Attendance at ALL classes is mandatory. Bathing Suit & Towel are REQUIRED.

LIFEGUARD TRAINING REVIEW COURSE (Re-Cert)
  • FOR.................................................................Ages 16 & Up
  • WHEN................................................... February 24 (Friday)
  • TIME...........................................................9:00 am-3:00 pm
  • WHERE.....................…....Queensbury Elementary School Pool
  • FEE..............................…...... $225 (Resident & Non-Resident)

Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
 
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Lifeguard Certification - Am. Red Cross Original 
15 and up N/A MTuWThF  02/20/2023 - 02/24/2023
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Queensbury Elementary School - Pool/Locker Room
$325.00 Res, $375.00 Non-Res
10 seat(s) available
 
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LG Review (aka Re-Cert.) 
16 and up N/A 02/24/2023
09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Queensbury Elementary School - Pool/Locker Room
$225.00 Res, $225.00 Non-Res
10 seat(s) available
 
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Optional - LIFEGUARD TRAINING PRE-TEST 
15 and up N/A Th  01/26/2023
07:30 PM - 08:30 PM

Queensbury Elementary School - Pool/Locker Room
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
10 seat(s) available
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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