Lifeguard and Waterfront Certification Classes

Note: This event has already passed.

Date: Jun 10 2019 - Jun 14 2019

Indoor Pool - 62nd Street and Support Avenue Bldg 23001 Fort Hood 76544 Google Map

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Age 15 years and up.
Do something that will last you a lifetime. Challenge yourself and learn what it takes to become a lifeguard with one of our class sessions. Sign up today and get your spot reserved. Swimming Pools require Lifeguard Certification. BLORA Beach requires Lifeguard and Waterfront Certification

  • Mon-Fri 8-4:30 p.m. 

Prerequisites

The first day of class, participants must pass these skills in order to continue in the class. It is strongly recommended that candidates practice the prerequisites before attending the course.

  1. Swim Continuously, using front crawl and breast stroke (must demonstrate rhythmic breathing - face in the water - goggles permitted).
    1. Lifeguard class: 300 meter swim
    2. Waterfront class: 550 meter swim
  2. 2 Minute Tread using just your legs. Hands under your armpits.
  3. Timed Brick. 1 minute 40 seconds, no goggles, swim 20 yards, surface dive 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10 pound brick, return to surface, swim on your back to starting point, both hands on brick, and exit the water without using a ladder or steps

In addition for Waterfront class:

  • Swim 5 yards, submerge under water and retrieve 3 dive rings placed 5 yards apart, return to the surface, and swim 5 more yards. No goggles.

Cost

  • Lifeguard Class $150
  • Waterfront Lifeguard Class $175

Cash or Check Accepted