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AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD INSTRUCTOR TRAINING PROGRAM   REGISTRATION: ENDS A WEEK PRIOR TO EACH SESSION
Participants learn to teach the American Red Cross lifeguarding, lifeguarding blended learning, aquatic attraction lifeguarding (water ≤ 3’), shallow water lifeguarding, waterpark skills, CPR/AED for professional rescuers and health care providers, administering emergency oxygen, and blood borne pathogens training courses and modules.
Once registered, you must complete an online component prior to the first day of class. Email Aquatics Supervisor Bridget Russell at brussell@cstx.gov after completing the online registration.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be at least 17 years old on or before the last day of the instructor course.
• Must be certified in lifeguarding, first-aid, or CPR/AED.
• Completed the lifeguarding instructor online session which consists of American Red Cross and  lifeguarding instructor course orientations and the pre-course exam.
• Completed the pre-course session.

SESSION I • Ages 17+ • $175
Jan. 18 • Fri. • 5-9 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
Jan. 19 • Sat. • 9 a.m.-7 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
Jan. 20 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-7 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

SESSION II • Ages 17+ • $175
March 15 • Fri. • 5-9 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
March 16 • Sat. • 9 a.m.-7 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
March 17 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-7 p.m. • Southwood Community Center


AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD TRAINING PROGRAM • REGISTRATION: THROUGH FIRST SESSION DAY
Looking for a great summer job or challenging career? Get lifeguard certified! Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, you will learn patron rescue, surveillance skills, First Aid and CPR/AED. Participants will receive a two-year CPR/AED certification and two-year lifeguarding certification. There are five sessions to choose from. Participants must attend each class during their session at the times listed and be prepared to enter the water each day. Candidates must pass written and practical exams in order to receive certifications. You may download a lifeguard manual or purchase required books from redcrossstore.org. City of College Station lifeguard candidates must be at least 16 years old.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Must be of mature and dependable character.
• Must be able to swim 300 yards continuously in the following order with no time requirement: 100 yards of front crawl using rhythmic breathing (to the side or front) and a stabilizing, propellant kick; 100 yards of breaststroke using a pull, breath, kick and glide sequence; and 100 yards of either the front crawl, breaststroke or combination.
• Must be able to swim 20 yards using the front crawl or breaststroke (starting in the water), surface dive 7-10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point while maintaining two hands on the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps; within 1 minute and 40 seconds.
• Must be able to tread in deep water without use of hands for two minutes. 
• Participant must be able to successfully complete the above pre-requisites in order to continue with the lifeguarding class.

RECERTIFICATION: $85 fee. Course length: 15 hours. Must provide proof of an ARC certification to participate. Recertification candidates must attend the Friday and Sunday classes. Candidates have the option to attend Saturday morning for re-training in CPR/AED/First Aid.

SESSION I • Ages 15+ • $150
March 29 • Fri. • 5-6:30 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
April 4 • Thu. • 5-9 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
April 5 • Fri. • 5-9 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
April 6 • Sat.• 10 a.m.-6 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
April 7 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-4 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

SESSION II • Ages 15+ • $150
April 5 • Fri. • 5-6:30 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
April 11 • Thu. • 5-9 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
April 12 • Fri. • 5-9 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
April 13 • Sat. • 10 a.m.-6 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
April 14 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-4 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

SESSION III • Ages 15+ • $150
April 12 • Fri. • 5-6:30 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
April 18 • Thu. • 5-9 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
April 19 • Fri. • 5-9 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
April 20 • Sat. • 10 a.m.-6 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
April 21 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-4 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

SESSION IV • Ages 15+ • $150
April 19 • Fri. • 5-6:30 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
April 25 • Thu. • 5-9 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
April 26 • Fri. • 5-9 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
April 27 • Sat. • 10 a.m.-6 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
April 28 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-4 p.m. • Southwood Community Center

SESSION V • Ages 15+ • $150
April 26 • Fri. • 5-6:30 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
May 2 • Thu. • 5-9 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
May 3 • Fri. • 5-9 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
May 4 • Sat. • 10 a.m.-6 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
May 5 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-4 p.m. • Southwood Community Center


WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION • REGISTRATION: FIRST SESSION DAY 
Become a certified Red Cross water safety instructor. Learn to teach children and adults how to swim and give water safety presentations. There are three sessions to choose from and participants must attend each class during the designated times. There are no makeup days. Be prepared to enter the water on each day during your session. Participants will need to complete an online orientation prior to the first class date. This information will be emailed once registered. Two manuals must also be purchased and brought to each class: “Water Safety Instructor” and “Swimming and Water Safety”. They are available at instructorscorner.com/wsicandidates > Participant tab > Access Digital Materials OR Purchase Print Materials.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Must be 16 by April 1, 2019.
• Must pass a pre-course swimming skills test (Red Cross Level 4: front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, side stroke, breaststroke and butterfly).
• Must be able to tread water for one minute and float on your back for one minute.

SESSION I • Ages 16+ • $150 plus course manual costs
April 11 • Thu. • 5-10 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
April 12 • Fri. • 5-10 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
April 13 • Sat. • 9 a.m.-8 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
April 14 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-8 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium

SESSION II • Ages 16+ • $150 plus course manual costs
April 25 • Thu. • 5-10 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
April 26 • Fri. • 5-10 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
April 27 • Sat. • 9 a.m.-8 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
April 28 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-8 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium

SESSION III • Ages 16+ • $150 plus course manual costs
May 9 • Thu. • 5-10 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
May 10 • Fri. • 5-10 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
May 11 • Sat. • 9 a.m.-8 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
May 12 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-8 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium

SESSION IV • Ages 16+ • $150 plus course manual costs
May 16 • Thu. • 5-10 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
May 17 • Fri. • 5-10 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
May 18 • Sat. • 9 a.m.-8 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
May 19 • Sun. • 9 a.m.-8 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium


REGISTRATION
---> ONLINE: rectrac.cstx.gov
---> WALK-IN: Stephen C. Beachy Park Central Office, 1000 Krenek Tap Road, Mon- Fri,
8 a.m.-5 p.m.


CONTACT INFORMATION

For more information call 979.764.3486 or visit Stephen C. Beachy Central Park Office, 1000 Krenek Tap Road.

Bridget Russell
Recreation Supervisor, Aquatics
979.764.3540, brussell@cstx.gov  

Last updated: 12/18/2018 11:59:49 AM