Junior Lifeguarding course (formerly known as "GuardStart") is a key component of the Lifeguarding program. Designed for kids ages 11-14, it helps build a foundation of knowledge, attitudes and skills for future lifeguards. It creates a lifeguarding feeder program to help aquatics supervisors recruit the most promising Lifeguarding candidates for future employment.
Junior Lifeguarding has a strong focus on developing swimming skills to help participants meet the Lifeguarding course prerequisite. The course also introduces participants to lifesaving skills, such as in-water rescues, use of a rescue tube, and first aid, CPR and AED. Participants also have the opportunity to shadow lifeguards in rotation to get a real sense of being on the job.
Cost is $125 and is scheduled from July 8th-July 18th from 8:30am-12:00pm (Mon-Thurs)
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