LIFEGUARD TRAINING

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

The lifeguard training will be about 29+ hours to complete the course.  Upon successful completion of the course, your Red Cross certification will be valid for 2 years along with your Lifeguard certification.

If interested in becoming a lifeguard (LG), please stop by the front desk and ask for David or Robin for more information. American Red Cross fees are covered by the overall cost of the course; the cost for new LGs is $155 and $65 for LG renewals, made payable to WAC.

**Completion of LG course is not a guarantee of employment.

Requirements:

  • You must be at least 15 years of age.
  • Complete a 300 yds. continuous swim using freestyle and breast strokes.
  • Tread water for 2 min. using only legs (no hands).
  • Timed 10 lb.-brick retrieval –> 1 min. 40 sec.
    – Swim 20 yds. out.
    – Surface dive 7-10 ft. down to retrieve brick.
    – Return to starting point, swimming on back while holding brick with both hands.
    – Place brick on deck and exit water without using ladder/steps.

BECOME A WAC LIFEGUARD

UPCOMING COURSES

Lifeguard Course

  • Dates: TBA
  • Times: 9AM-4PM
  • Cost: $155 for new LGs; $65 for recertifying LGs
  • Register by TBA
  • Contact Robin (307) 347-3455

**Completion of this course is not a guarantee of employment.