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Dimond Park Aquatic Center


Dimond Park Aquatic Center

    Specialized Aquatic Training

 

 

                                 Lifeguard Training

                                    

 

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Mandatory Pre-Course Session click here for date & time           

Bring a suit and be prepared to take a swimming test.

 

Class Dates, Times & Location - Starting soon.  See precourse information.

      

Cost

  • Registration fee (payable to CBJ): $125.00
  • Materials (purchased at Dimond Park Aquatic Center: $32.00
  • Certification fee (payable to CBJ): $35.00

 

Pre-Requisites

Participants must be 15 years of age before the end of the course and must be able to pass a swim test prior to enrolling.

 

Lifeguard Pre-Requisite Swim Test

1.  300 Yards Continuous Swim

  • 100 yard front crawl stroke with rhythmic breathing and a stabilizing propellant kick,
  • 100 yard breast stroke using a pull, breathe, kick, glide sequence, and
  • 100 yards either front crawl using rhythmic breathing or breast stroke, may be a          mixture of both strokes.

2.  Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breast stroke, surface dive to a depth of 7 - 10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to surface, and swim 20 yards back to the starting point with both hands on the object and face out of the water, and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds.

 

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                         Lifeguard Instructor Training

 

Pre-Requisites

  • Participants must be 17 years of age on or before last day of the course
  • Possess a current American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certificate
  • Successfully completed the online session for the Lifeguard Instructor course
  • Successfully completed the precourse session (precourse is proper demonstration of   all lifeguarding skills and completion of lifeguard written exams with a score of 80% or better.)
  • Obtain course materials before starting the first classroom session of the instructor course

Students must make arrangements with Daniel Chase, Pool Manager to complete precourse prior to first day of class.

 

Class Dates,Times & Location

There is no training currently scheduled at this time, please check back periodically. (posted 01/23/14)

 

Cost

  • Course Fee (payable to CBJ): $35.00
  • Materials Fee (payable to CBJ): $32.00

 

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                                        Water Safety Instructor Class

                     (click here for dates, times and locations)

 

Pre-Requisites

  • Participants must be 16 years of age before the end of the course
  • Successfully complete the pre-course skills test
  • Posses certification in one of the following:

         -   Fundamentals of Instructor Training (see the instructor trainer at pre-course)

         -   Current American Red Cross Health and Safety Services Instructor Authorization

 

Pre-Course Test Date & Time:

Bring a suit and be prepared to swim!

 

 

 

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                        Water Safety and Life Saving

      Classes are currently offered at the Augustus Brown Swimming Pool

 

  • Basic Water Rescue
  • GuardStart Lifeguarding Tomorrow
  • Lifeguard Readiness
  • Lifeguarding Today
  • Personal Water Safety