Red Cross Lifeguarding Recertificaton

Must hold current Lifeguard certification or certification that has expired in last 30 days

Pre-certification Test:

  • Ability to pass swim test (300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing) using front crawl or breaststroke. Goggles allowed.
  • Tread water for two (2) minutes using only the legs (hands under arms or held out of water)
  • Complete within 1 minute, 40 seconds: From shallow end of pool, swim 20 yards, surface dive to retrieve a 10-pound object from the deep end of pool, return to starting point holding brick with both hands while keeping face out of water, and exit water without using ladder or steps. Goggles NOT allowed.
This course is for re-certification only. Upon successful completion of this course (including written and rescue skills testing), you will receive an American Red Cross Lifeguard Training certificate. You will also receive CPR for the Professional Rescuer & First Aid. Attendance at all classes in the session is mandatory.

                                               Friday June  3 Pre-Certification Test 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
                                               Saturday June 11 & 18 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
                                              Aquatic & Family Center (AFC) @ JFK Middle School
                                                                             100 Bridge Road
                                                                          Florence, MA 01062
                                                           (Entrance is located in back of building)
                                                                           $100 / $110 / $120
                                  (Fees listed in the order of AFC member/non-member-resident/non-resident)

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