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Zionsville Enrichment - Aquatic Programs

Lifeguard Instructor Crossover/Bridge Course

Location Zionsville, IN
Event Date(s) Sep 27, 2019
Register By Sep 27, 2019 11:59pm CST

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Event Description

Lifeguard Instructor Crossover/Bridge Course

September 27th
Time: 7:30am - 4:00pm
Fee: $150

Re-Entry Participants
Former American Red Cross lifeguarding instructors whose certifications expired no more than 2 years before the beginning of the Instructor Crossover/Re-Entry course and current lifeguarding instructors from other organizations (see list below) are eligible to participate in the Lifeguarding Instructor Crossover/Re-Entry course. Instructors whose authorizations were suspended or withdrawn for any reason are not eligible to participate in the Lifeguarding Instructor Crossover/Re-Entry course.

Purpose
To recognize the previous training of American Red Cross instructors and those with a current Lifeguarding instructors from other organizations to allow these individuals to participate in an abbreviated instructor crossover/re-entry course to become current American Red Cross lifeguarding instructors.

Prerequisites
Instructor candidate must:

  • Be at least 19 years of age.
  • Possess one of the following basic-level Lifeguarding certifications:
    • A current basic-level American Red Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certification.
    • An equivalent certification from another organization.
  • Possess one of the following:
    • Documentation of previous American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED instructor certification (expired no more than 2 years).
    • Documentation of current external credentials showing that the individual successfully completed a formalized lifeguarding instructor course with one of the following organizations:
      • Canadian Red Cross—Lifeguarding Instructor
      • YMCA—Lifeguarding Instructor
      • International Pool and Waterpark Lifeguard Training Program(Ellis & Associates)–Lifeguard instructor
      • Boy Scouts of America (BSA)—either Aquatics instructor or BSA Lifeguard instructor
      • Starfish Aquatics Institute—StarGuard Instructor
      • Lifesaving Society of Canada—Lifesaving Instructor
      • Royal Life Saving Society of the United Kingdom—Lifesaving Instructor
      • United States Lifesaving Association—Open Water Lifeguard Instructor
  • Have successfully completed the online Introduction to the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor Course.
  • Obtain the Lifeguarding Instructor’s Manual (print), Lifeguarding Manual (print or digital) and American Red Cross Lifeguarding DVD set and/or Lifeguarding Course Presentation before the course.

PLEASE email lbrown@zcs.k12.in.us if you are interested in a class.  We must have 3 people to hold a valuable class.