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Bard College

Lifeguard Classes | Session 1R | Re-Certification Class

Location Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Event Date(s) Jun 14, 2019 to Jun 15, 2019
Ages 15 to 22+
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Event Description

2019 Lifeguard Classes

All sessions includes lifeguard skills, first aid, and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer

PLEASE NOTE:  Session 1R is a re-certification class.  You must have a current lifeguard certification coming up for renewal. They are valid for two years from your original certification. Session 1C is a full certification class.  You must be 15 years of age to participate. Attendance is required on all days for each session.

Session 1R Re-Certification Class
June 14 Friday 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
June 15 Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Re-Certification Class Fee:  $175.00 
Certification Class Fee: $350.00

Waterfront:  Additional $35.00   This segment requires additional class time which will be determined at class

Ending times each day are approximate based on class size.

Participants must be at least 15 years of age to sign up for the certification class

Participants must complete the pre-requisite in order to get into the class: (for both certification and re-certification classes)

  • swim 300 yards (550 for waterfront) continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing  using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both - goggles may be used
  • tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs, hands should be under the armpits
  • swim out 20 yards, face may be in or out of the water, surface dive (feet first or head first) and retrieve 10 lb. diving brick from 7- 10 feet of water, return to the surface and swim on the back returning to starting point with both hands holding the brick, face should be at the surface and not underwater (no goggles)
  • exit water without using ladder or steps
  • Waterfront students also have to retrieve 3 submerged items 5 yards apart from bottom of pool

PLEASE NOTE: Waterfront module will require additional time which will be determined with students

Please bring to class: swim gear, goggles for initial swim, food/refreshments