25316 101st Ave SE, Kent, WA 98030
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This course is strictly limited to individuals that are at least 15 years of age by January 4, 2014 and are able to successfully complete the prerequisite swimming skills. The prerequisite swimming skills will be completed on the first day and will include the following skills:
300-Yard Swim: Students must be able to swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Students need to swim 100 yards of freestyle (crawlstroke), 100 yards of breaststroke, and an additional 100 yards of freestyle. Swimming on their back or side is not allowed. Goggles may be used for the 300 yard swim.
Treading Water: Students must be able to tread water for 2 minutes using only their legs. Students must place their hands under the armpits and keep their heads above the water.
Brick Retrieval: Starting in the water, students must swim 20-yards using freestyle (crawlstroke) or breaststroke, dive 12 feet, retrieve a 10-pound dive brick, return to the surface, swim 20-yards on their back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the brick and exit the pool without using a ladder or steps. Must be completed within 1 minute and 40 seconds. Swim goggles are not allowed. Candidates should not swim the return distance underwater.
The prerequisite skills test is to determine whether students have the overall strength, endurance and comfort in the water that is necessary to successfully participate & pass the course.
Benefits of having a Lifeguard Certification
Am I ready to take this course?
- Learn lifesaving skills such as: water rescues, first aid, CPR & AED
- A lifeguard/first aid/CPR certification looks great on any resume
- Applicable for hire as a lifeguard & swim instructor
- A.M.G. hires it's staff directly from their certification courses
- Must be 15 years of age by Jan 4, 2014.
- Swim suit (one piece)/towel(s)/goggles
Pool Office Hours
25316 101st Ave Sw Kent, WA 98030
Attendance is MANDATORY. There will be no make-ups offered
Must pass all written tests with 80% or better and show excellence in all skills tests.
Friday Dec 27th 9am-10am Monday Dec 30th 9am-3pm Tuesday Dec 31st 9am-3pm
Thursday Jan 2nd 9am-3pm
Friday Jan 3rd 9am-4pm
Saturday Jan 4th 5pm-8pm
Registration Fee: The class fee is $200 (cash or check) All checks should be made out to A.M.G. At the time of payment a class contract must be signed by both student & parent (if a minor).
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