(For participants ages 15 and
This course will give you all the certifications necessary to
become a professional lifeguard: American Red Cross Lifeguard Training,
CPR/AED and First Aid. Certifications are good for two years.
get a better understanding of what will be taught in the class, download
the Lifeguard Training Manual. Copies of this manual will also be available the first
day of class.
The following skills must be
performed BEFORE participants are allowed in the Lifeguard training
- Swim 300 yards using the front crawl,
breaststroke, or a combination of both.
- Tread water for 2 minutes
using only your legs.
- Retrieve a 10 pound brick in 12-foot deep
water without assistance and without goggles.
Ages: 15 and up
Fee: $175 Resident,
Location: Carmody Recreation Center
For more information please call 720-963-5371.
Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Training
(For participants ages 16 and older)
This course will provide you
with the certification necessary to instruct American Red Cross Swimming
lessons! Course fees cover all materials and includes the FIT (Fundamentals
of Instructor Training) Certification.
To get a better
understanding of the WSI course, download the Water Safety Instructor Manual. You will also be provided with a manual on the
first day of class.
The following skills must
be performed BEFORE participants are allowed in the WSI class:
- Demonstrate proficient front and back crawl, sidestroke, breaststroke,
elementary backstroke and butterfly.
Note: If participants cannot complete the skills listed on the
first day of class, they will not be allowed to participate in the course
and will be issued a refund.
Ages: 16 and
Fee: $200 Resident, $230 Nonresident
Location: Green Mountain Recreation Center
For more information please call 303-987-7836.