Spotsylvania Parks & Recreation is excited to hold two American Red Cross Lifeguard Training courses this summer at Loriella Park Pool. The courses are open to ages 15 & up, and will be offered for two different time periods this summer.
PREREQUISITES: Students must be at least 15 years old by the last scheduled class date, complete online course components prior to the start of the first class, the prerequisite swim test will be completed on the first day of the course and participants that attend the first day of class but fail to complete the prerequisite swim test will not be offered a refund under any circumstances.
PLEASE BE CERTAIN THAT THE PARTICIPANT CAN COMPLETE THE SWIM TEST PRIOR TO REGISTERING FOR THE COURSE
The Pre-Requisite Swim Test consists of:
- Swim 300 yards continuously using front crawl and breaststroke.
- Swim 20 yds using crawl or breaststroke, surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to surface and swim 20 yds back to the starting point with the object within 1 minute 40 seconds.
- Tread water for 2 minutes without use of hands.