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American Red Cross Water Park Lifeguard Training Course

This is an American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification class that will certify the participant in Waterpark Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, Oxygen Administration, and Bloodborne Pathogen Training. This is a two-year certification, except for Bloodborne Pathogen which must be renewed each year. In order to participate in this class, you must pass a pre-course which consists of a 300-yard continuous swim using front crawl and/or breaststroke, tread water for two minutes using only your legs, and a timed event which includes swimming 20 yards, picking up a 10lb brick from the bottom of 7-10 feet of water and swimming it back keeping both hands on the brick. This course is a blended learning course and there will be online content that the participant must complete. The instructor will send a link to the online content prior to the class. The participant MUST attend all class sessions and complete the online content to pass. 

Water Safety Instructors (WSI)

Earn your certificate to teach American Red Cross swimming and water safety to all age groups. Classes are held year-round at the FAC. 

Boy/Girl Scout Water Safety Testing

Test your mandatory water skills with a certified American Red Cross Lifeguard! Participants must make a reservation and pay the fee before entering the pool area. Parents or scout leaders must bring all paperwork and testing criteria. No parents (besides scout leaders) will be allowed on the pool deck. When booking for whole troops please be aware that space is limited. No outside testing will be allowed. Scout leaders will be expected to get in the water with younger or non-swimmer participants. 

Times:
Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m.
*Other times/days may be accommodated for large groups.
Please call David Seitz at 972-292-6523 for more information and to register. 

Fees: 
FAC Member - $5
Non-members - $5 with an additional $9 day pass fee.