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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 VI • Ages 15+ • $150
June 11 • Mon. • 8 a.m.-7 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
June 12 • Tue. • 8 a.m.-7 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
June 13 • Wed. • 8 a.m.-7 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium


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, 2018.
• 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 V • Ages 16+ • $150 plus course manual costs
June 11 • Mon. • 8 a.m.-7 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium
June 12 • Tue. • 8 a.m.-7 p.m. • Southwood Community Center
June 13 • Wed. • 8 a.m.-7 p.m. • CSISD Natatorium


ADULT LEARN-TO-SWIM WORKSHOP • REGISTRATION: ENDS AUG. 11

This Learn-to-Swim Workshop is for all levels and allows swimmers to progress at their own pace, mastering one set of skills before moving on to the next. Swimmers will be separated into beginner and intermediate groups. Register for all dates or just those that work best with your schedule.

Ages 16+ • $10 per class • Sat. • June 9-Aug. 11 • 9-9:45 a.m. • Thomas Pool


WATER FITNESS • PURCHASE YOUR AQUA FITNESS PASS TODAY!

These classes provide an enjoyable and effective exercise that increases cardiopulmonary capacity, strength and flexibility. Physically fit, pre-natal, post-natal, post-operative, those with arthritis, those with muscle injuries or sedentary individuals are invited to join. No classes July 4 and 26-27. Aqua Fitness passes are good for the 2018 season, and can be used for Aqua Barre and Aqua Bootcamp classes as well. Passes can be purchased on site or by calling 979.764.3486. 

Ages 15+ • $60 for 25 sessions or $3/class • Mon.-Fri. • June 4-Aug. 17 • 9-10 a.m. • Cindy Hallaran Pool


AQUA BARRE • PURCHASE YOUR AQUA FITNESS PASS TODAY!
The hottest trend in group exercise goes aquatic! This moderate-intensity workout uses the buoyancy and resistance of water to enhance exercises designed to strengthen muscles, promote cardiovascular fitness and increase flexibility. Participants will use noodles and the pool wall in place of the traditional ballet barre. No class on July 3. Aqua Fitness passes are good for the 2018 season, and can be used for Water Fitness and Aqua Bootcamp classes as well. Passes can be purchased on site or by calling 979.764.3486. 

Ages 15+ • $60 for 25 sessions or $3/class • Tue. • June 5-Aug. 14 • 7:30-8:30 a.m. • Cindy Hallaran Pool


AQUA BOOTCAMP • PURCHASE YOUR AQUA FITNESS PASS TODAY!

Take your fitness to the next level! This vigorous workout brings all of the intensity without the impact. It includes a combination of high intensity interval training (HIIT), steady-state cardio and resistance exercises. No class on July 5 and 26. Aqua Fitness passes are good for the 2018 season, and can be used for Aqua Barre and Water Fitness classes as well. Passes can be purchased on site or by calling 979.764.3486.

Ages 15+ • $60 for 25 sessions or $3/class • Thu. • June 7-Aug. 16 • 7:30-8:30 a.m. • Cindy Hallaran Pool


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: 5/30/2018 7:52:56 PM