Swim Club Lifeguard Asheville

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American Red Cross Lifeguard Recertification Course

LG Recertification Classes are for those who are currently certified as a lifeguard and need to renew their certification. You must present proof of a prior certification, and the certification date must be current.

What skills do I have to pass for my Lifeguard Recertification?

Swim 300 yards continuously- Combination of Breast Stroke and Front Crawl (freestyle)
Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.
Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds:

  • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards.
  • Surface dive, feet first or head first, to a depth of 7 to 10 ft. to retrieve a 10-lb. object.
  • Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object.
  • Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

There will be a brief review of rescue skills, entries, breathing and cardiac emergency skills.
Demonstrate various physical rescue skills and breathing/cardiac emergency skills.
Pass the final written exams with a minimum grade of 80 percent on each.

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