Lifeguard Certification is valid for a period of two years from certification date, with Professional Rescuer CPR requiring an every two year renewal as well. The certification is up to 32 hour course that includes Professional Rescuer CPR and First Aid Certifications. Prerequisites are swimming 300 yards using breast and free style swimming strokes, Treading water for 2 minutes and retrieving a 10 pound brick from the deep end of the pool. The Cost of the Lifeguard certifications depend on their location.
The Cost for the Lifeguard Certification is $325.00! There is an $85.00 NON refundable deposit required at sign up to hold your spot in the class.
Basic Water Rescue requires 4 hours for certification and is valid for a period of 3 years. This is a shallow water rescue program that includes the essential basic water safety information such as water safety guidelines, recognizing an aquatic emergency, being prepared for an aquatic emergency, responding to an aquatic emergency, emergency action plans, and self rescue skills. This course does not require the participant be able to swim.