Lifeguard Training

Run by Arlington Parks and Recreation

Tagged in: Acting, Academics, Water Sports, Performing Arts

Prerequisites: Must be at least 15 years old to enroll in this class and able to swim a total of 300 yards demonstrating freestyle and breaststroke. Must be able to swim 20 yds., submerge and retrieve a 10 lb. brick, return to the surface, swim 20 yds. back to the starting point within 1 minute 40 seconds. Candidates successfully completing the class will be certified in Lifeguarding, Standard First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer. Learning Objectives: Recognize specific characteristic behaviors of distressed swimmers and active and passive drowning victims; recognize aquatic emergencies and act promptly and appropriately; perform equipment-based rescue skills and techniques used by professional lifeguards; recognize and care for possible spinal cord injuries; learn to provide first aid and CPR. Attendance at all classes is required! Times are subject to change.

Location and Program Information

Map to Woodland West Park

Where: Woodland West Park
3200 Norwood Ln,, Arlington, Texas

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