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THE CITY OF LAKE JACKSON
25 Oak Drive
PHONE: 979-415-2400
Lifeguard Training

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Become Part of the Team!


American Red Cross
Lifeguard Training Course


Upcoming Courses:
January 20 - 23, 2018
February 10 - 13, 2018
April 14 - 17, 2018
May 12 - 15, 2018
May 19 - 22, 2018



Contact
The Recreation Center 
for more information!
979-297-4533

Aquatic Coordinator
Emerson Yellen



Assistant Aquatic Coordinator
Trina Dominguez




Training Facility: 
The Recreation Center Natatorium

Times: 
All Courses are held Saturday - Tuesday, participants MUST attend ALL sessions

Saturday: 9:00am - 6:00pm (Hour Lunch)
Sunday: 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Monday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Tuesday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Age: 
Participants must be 15 years old by the last day of the class.

Fee: 
$135 per participant (Cost includes manual)

$110 per participant when 3 or more register together! 

Registration Deadline: 
5:00pm on Friday prior to the course start date

Other Requirements: 
Participants must pass a prerequisite swim test prior to registering for the course:

- Swim 300 yards continuously using front crawl or breast stroke, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Goggles may be used for this swim.

- Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.

- Retrieve a 10lb brick from a depth of at least 7ft and swim 20 yards back to the wall and exit the pool within a time limit of 1 minute and 40 seconds.

Upon Completion: 
After passing a written and skills test, participants will earn a certificate in Lifeguarding and First Aid as well as a certificate in Professional Rescuer CPR and AED. These certificates are good for 2 years.