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Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor Classes

Lifeguard Training

(For participants ages 15 and older)

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.

To 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 class:

  • 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, $205 Nonresident
Location: Carmody Recreation Center

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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.

 

Important 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 up
Fee: $200 Resident, $230 Nonresident
Location: Green Mountain Recreation Center

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For more information please call 303-987-7836.

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