LIFEGUARD CLASS AT GREELY POOL

posted Sep 3, 2014, 11:59 AM by Tammy Tarling
LIFEGUARD CLASS AT GREELY POOL

Last day to register is September 7, 2014

Dates:  September 8-12

Time:  8:30am-12:30pm

Class Format:  Blended learning, students must successfully complete on line sessions (total 7 1/2 hrs) and in class sessions (20-24 hrs) at the pool. 

Fee:  $200 payable to the Town of Cumberland and
$35 payable to the American Red Cross for Certification and online content

Registration: Prior to registering interested participants must complete in water prerequisite.  See below.
 
Prerequisite:  
1. Swim 300 yards continuously 
demonstrating breath control and 
rhythmic breathing. 
■ Candidates may swim using the front crawl, 
breaststroke or a combination of both but 
swimming on the back or side is not allowed. 
■ Swim goggles may be used.
2. Tread water for 2 minutes using only 
the legs. 
■ Candidates should place their hands under 
the armpits.
3. Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 
40 seconds.* 
■ Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face 
may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are 
not allowed.
■ Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 
7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
■ Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the 
back to return to the starting point with both hands 
holding the object and keeping the face at or near the 
surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates 
should not swim the distance under water.
■ Exit the water without using a ladder.  

If interested please Contact Suzanne Martelle, 829-4805 ext 241,
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