A Lifeguard training course will be offered at the Howard Suamico Community Pool located on the backside of Lineville Intermediate School on Lineville Rd. This course will cover all skills required to become a certified Red Cross Lifeguard. Students must attend all class sessions.
Class dates and times
Tuesday, June 5 @ 3:30-4:30pm
Monday, June 11 @ 12:30-4:30pm
Tuesday, June 12 @ 12:30-4:30pm
Wednesday, June 13 @ 12:30-4:30pm
Thursday, June 14 @ 12:30-4:30pm
Friday, June 15 @ 12:30-4:30pm
Fee: $150.00 – includes all course materials
Age: 15 years and older
Pre-requisites for the class:
1. Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. You 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. You should place your hands under your armpits.
3. Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
■ Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. Your 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 10-12 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
■ Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on your back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object while keeping your face at or near the surface so you are able to get a breath. You should not swim the distance under water. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.