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American Red Cross Lifeguard Training
The South Lake Tahoe Recreation Dept. is offering American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard Training course. The course is being taught by an American Red Cross Certified Instructor and will provide participants with knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies. Participants will be trained and certified to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries, and sudden illness until EMS (emergency services) take over.

Participants must be 16 years of age, able to swim 300 yards continuously while demonstrating breathing control and rhythmic breathing, tread water for two minutes using the legs only, and complete a timed event.

Upon successful completion, participants will receive the American Red Cross Certificate for Lifeguarding/ First Aid/ CPR/AED, which is valid for two years.  Attendance at all facility sessions and completion of all online lessons are two of a number of requirements necessary to successfully pass for certification. 
Pre-Course online class and swim test must be completed before 1st class
Swim Test by appointment (Please call 530-542-6056)

Facilitator: Derek Beller, American Red Cross Certified Instructor 


American Red Cross Lifeguard Review Class 

2 Classes: Saturday and Sunday
May 26th & 27th 2018  9 AM-2:30 PM 
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Lifeguard Training


•~Register Before June 1st or Call (530) 542-6056
  6 Classes: June 9th - June 18th 2018  
Friday: June 15th Times: 2:30 PM-5:00 PM
Saturdays: June 9th & June 16th 
Times: 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Sundays : June 10th & June 17th  
Times: 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM 
    Monday : June 18th  
    Times: 3:30 AM - 7:30 PM 
  • Cost - $135.00 for Class Course (Additional fees may apply)
  • $36.00 American Red Cross Certificate
  • Location: 1180 Rufus Allen Blvd. South Lake Tahoe, Ca. 530-542-6056
  • Registration deadline : Friday June 1st 2018



WSI

WSI (Water Safety Instructor) Class 2018

The American Red Cross Blended Learning Water Safety Instructor Class trains candidates to teach courses and presentations in the Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Program. The course helps develop instructors understanding of how to use the course materials, how to conduct training sessions and how to evaluate participants' progress. Successful candidates are eligible to teach Parent and Child Aquatics, Preschool Aquatics, Learn to Swim, three adult-focused courses, as well as the Basic Water Rescue and Personal Water Safety courses and more.
Participants must be at least 16 ears of age, be proficient swimmers, and able to successfully complete the pre-course session.
Successful completion includes the American Red Cross Safety Water Instructor Cert. (valid 2 years)

 •Fees 
  • Cost - $135.00 for Class Course (Additional fees may apply)
  • $36.00 American Red Cross Certificate
•WSI Class 
  Dates: May 21st - June 7th 2018 ( No class May 28)
Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 
Times: 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Minimum of 3 students
Maximum of 6 students
Registration Deadline : Friday, May 18 2018
  • Location: 1180 Rufus Allen Blvd. South Lake Tahoe, Ca.

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