LIFEGUARD TRAINING (LGT) CLASS
Lifeguard Training (LGT) Class
The Lifeguard Training Class (LGT) course is designed for individuals interested in becoming lifeguards. Students are certified in American Red Cross C.P.R. for the Professional Rescuer, AED, First Aid and Lifeguarding. With these certifications, candidates will meet the minimum requirements to apply for lifeguard positions for the City of Manhattan Beach and many other public and private agencies.
Gain the certifications and training to become a pool pro! Certificates include American Red Cross C.P.R. for the Professional Rescuer, AED and First Aid. Participants successfully completing this program will be qualified for lifeguard positions in Manhattan Beach and other public and private agencies. Be prepared to swim at each class, bring a swim suit, towel, goggles, swim cap, pen/pencil and paper. LGT books will be available for loan but may be purchased for $35 (subject to change).
- Cost: Resident: $250 Nonresident: $275
- Activity Number: 34159
- Prerequisite Swim Test: Friday, March 13, 2020 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM at Mira Costa High School Pool
- Class Dates: Saturday, March 28, 2020 and Sunday, March 29, 2020 starting at 9:00 AM at Manhattan Heights Park then walk to Begg Pool or Mira Costa Pool where the class will end at 6:30 PM.
Be at least 16 years old by May 31, 2020
Ability to swim 500 yards nonstop
Demonstrate proficiency in front crawl, back crawl and breaststroke
Retrieve a 10-pound brick from the bottom of the pool and swim 20 yards back to the end of the pool.
AQUATIC EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
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