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The pools are currently closed and will re-open on May 25th for the 2019 season.

 

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American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course (Bundle 2-HSSAQU422)

Price: $200.00 for Full Course – You must pre-enroll and 100% attendance is required

Location: Ravenswood Pool - 400 SW Ravenswood Lane, Port St. Lucie

PRE-COURSE (Required)
Date & Time:  3/16/19  11:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.

CLASS SESSIONS (Monday - Friday)
3/18/19 - 3/22/19   9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.


Course Description

This course is designed for entry-level participants at all facility types.  Successful completion of the course certifies participants in Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR, AED, Emergency Oxygen Administration, and Bloodborne Pathogens Training. Certification is valid for 2 years.  You will learn the following:

  • Surveillance skills to help you recognize and prevent injuries
  • Rescue skills – in water and on land
  • First aid training and professional rescuer CPR with oxygen administration
  • Professional lifeguard responsibilities

Pre-Requisites 

  • Must be at least 15 years old.  Please bring a form of I.D. for proof of age.
  • Swim continuously for 300 yards; 100 yards freestyle / front crawl, 100 yards breaststroke, then 100 yards of your choice.
  • Timed Event: Swim 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 6 feet, swim along the bottom for 10-15 feet and retrieve a 10 pound brick. Swim back 20 yards with the brick and exit the pool without using the steps or ladder within 1 minute and 40 seconds.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only your legs. 

INSTRUCTIONS:  Email Erin Lau at  LauE@stlucieco.org to pre-enroll.  You will not be allowed in the class if pre-enrollment has not been completed. Bring your own bathing suit as well as a pocket mask and whistle if possible. Payment is required upon completion of the pre-course and before the class begins. Please plan on an addition 5 -10 hours of study time at home.  Please call (772) 871-8031 with questions.



  

Ravenswood Pool

400 SW Ravenswood Lane
Port St. Lucie, FL 34983 
(Click here for map) 
772-871-2183

 

Lakewood Park Pool

5990 Emerson Ave
Fort Pierce, FL 34951 
(Click here for map) 
772-462-3772

 

Lincoln Park Pool

1311 Avenue M
Fort Pierce, FL 34950 
(Click here for map) 
772-462-1903

 

 

The Aquatics team of St. Lucie County Parks & Recreation Department is here to provide health, safety, education, and enjoyment through efficient, competent, and professional services and programming.

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