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Lifeguarding Course - ages 15 and up

Lifeguard Certification Course for those that apply to work as a lifeguard at Granby Parks Recreation….we will get you certified! 

Granby Parks & Recreation Department is hiring lifeguards NOW!!!  Join the class today, interview with us, successfully pass the class and you’ll be hired! 
**All participants taking this class must commit to working a minimum of 10 hours a week for the summer of 2023.  Class is only for potential employees.

The American Red Cross Lifeguarding program objective is to teach the skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. 

Fee includes all materials.  There is approximately 11 hours of online learning that must be completed prior to the first class.  Once registered with Granby Recreation, the instructor, Drew McWeeney, will contact the American Red Cross with the participants contact information.  The American Red Cross will send a web link directly to the participant in order to begin their online course work. Please check your email for an  email from the American Red Cross. 

   Swim 300 yards continuously using a mix of front crawl
    & breaststroke.
   Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10 pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object, and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds
   Tread water with no hands for 2 minutes
Certification: American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid, CPR/AED, and Waterfront for the Professional Rescuer:  Valid for 2 years.

• Lifeguard Course
Saturday, June 3, 2023, 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Sunday, June 4, 2023, 1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: Salmon Brook Park.   Please bring a lunch. 


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American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course 
15 - 99 N/A SuSa  06/03/2023 - 06/04/2023
01:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Salmon Brook Park - Pond
$299.00 Res, $299.00 Non-Res
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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