Become A Red Cross Certified Lifeguard!
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Course Cost: $400
Lifeguarding is the perfect summer job for high school and college students in Portland. A fun and challenging job that has many rewards, and were not just talking about a great sun tan!
Our class provides a relaxed environment and new training techniques including videos, group discussion and hands-on practice. You’ll be educated in water rescue and surveillance skills, first aid and CPR/AED. Courses are available for a variety of environments, including pools, waterfronts, waterparks and shallow water pools.
Our instructors are all American Red Cross certified lifeguard instructors with years of experience as lifeguards and in teaching. Our facilities are fully insured and provide a unique approach to the course content which creates a comfortable, fun learning experience. We know you won't be disappointed.
Prerequisites: Must be at least 15 years old and pass specific swim requirements.
Swim 300 yards continuously
Tread water for 2 minutes only using the legs
Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. Surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound brick. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.
Course length: 25 hours; 2 year Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certification
You must pass the pre test in order to continue in the course. If you do no pass the pre test, you will be refunded 50% of your course fee.
Cost: $400 for full course, $200 for lifeguard review
Isn't it more fun with friends? Don't forget to ask about our group rates!
Great option for summer camp staff members to get certified together so that you are all on the same page when it comes to rescues and working together.