2019 Lifeguarding Classes

Lifeguard Classes

Class #1

Pretest: January 10th @ 7:30 pm

Class: January 19th + 20th, 8 am – 5 pm (Must pass pretest before registering for class)

Please register for the pre-test at the Front Desk.

Lifeguard Pre-Test

To be eligible to take the Lifeguard Certification course, all students must: swim 300 yards using any combination of freestyle and breaststroke using rhythmic breathing and good technique. Students must also swim 20 yards, surface dive and retrieve a 10lb brick and carry it while kicking on your back to the starting point within 1 minute and 40 seconds. Participants must also tread water for 2 minutes using only their legs.

Member                  $15

Non-Member           $20


Prevent drowning and become a lifeguard! You must be 15 years of age and able to pass lifeguard pre-test. Class includes ARC First Aid & CPR/AED. Students must attend all classes, complete all course work, and pass final skills test and written exam in Lifeguarding, CPR/AED and First Aid to obtain certification. All students must register for and pass the lifeguard pre-test before taking the class.

Member                  $225

Non-Member           $300

For more information, contact Aquatics Director, Eva Schellenbach at eschellenbach@rousecenter.com or 540-318-6332.