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BSA/American Red Cross Lifeguard Training
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Description: BSA/American Red Cross Lifeguard Training
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Last Day to Register: 5/14/2012
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Cost: $120.00 per ADULT (21+)
$120.00 per YOUTH (15-20)

Boy Scouts of America and American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

2012 Dates/Times: (all sessions must be attended)

  • May 14  Registration Deadline!
  • May 20 - Prerequisite swim test and orientation. Location TBD
  • May 22  1-5pm, Alexandria VA ARC Standard First Aid
  • June 9-10, 16-17 & 23-24  9am-5pm Camp William B. Snyder, Haymarket VA

Note: You must attend ALL sessions to complete the course


You will earn the following certifications by successfully completing this course:

  • ARC CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
  • ARC Lifeguarding/First Aid
  • BSA Lifeguard

What do you need:

  • You must be at least 15 years old
  • You must supply a BSA Annual Health and Medical Record form signed by a physician.
  • You must be approved for swimming activities
  • You must demonstrate the following at the prerequisite swim test: swim continuously for 550 yards, including at least 100 yards of each of the following strokes in good form: front crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, and sidestroke. Immediately following the swim you must tread water for two minutes.
  • You must be able to, starting in the water, swim 20 yards using a front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, surface, swim with the object 20 yards back to the starting point, and exit the water, all within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
  • You will need to furnish a swim mask, snorkel and fins (all other equipment is provided) but do not purchase them before the start of the course.
  • You will need to bring a bag lunch for each day of the weekend sessions.

Register early since the course is limited to the first 16 participants!

Cost: $120.00 (Online Registration only):

Questions: Mike Meenehan 703-400-2176

Cancellation Policy: Refunds for this event may be granted (less 15% handling fee) for the following reasons: Sickness (with physician's statement), relocation, summer school, or death in the family. Fees cannot be credited toward another event. This policy is true for any event with fees over $25.00 per participant/registrant unless stated otherwise.
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