Lifeguard Certification Course - San Jose Country Club

Fri May 03 2024 at 04:00 pm to Sun May 05 2024 at 06:00 pm

San Jose Country Club Swimming Pool | Jacksonville

Safety First CPR & Safety Training
Publisher/HostSafety First CPR & Safety Training
Lifeguard Certification Course - San Jose Country Club
Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course
About this Event

This is a Lifeguard Certification Course to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills needed to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services personnel take over.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, valid for 2 years.

Course Type - Blended Learning This is a Blended Learning course, combining online learning with the in-person classroom/swimming pool skills course. After registering here, participants will be contacted by Safety First with their online course link to complete it prior to the start of in-person course.

Prerequisites Candidates must:

1. Be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of the course.

2. Swim 100 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. You may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both, but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used. Tread water for 2 minutes, using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.

3. Complete a timed event within 50 seconds:- Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using the front crawl or breaststroke. Your face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed. - Submerge to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object. Return to the surface and walk or swim 20 yards to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object at the surface of the water.- Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

Location: San Jose Country Club, 7529 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32217

Course Dates Fri, May 3, 4-8p; Sat, May 4, 8a-6p; Sun, May 5, 8a-6p

Instructor Bio Course instructor, Tukz Taaca, is co-owner of Safety First CPR & Safety Training, LLC and has an extensive background in aquatic safety. With 25+ years of experience, he has taught swim lessons and lifeguard certification courses through a variety of systems such as the American Red Cross, Ellis & Associates and the YMCA. He has taught for such organization as The Walt Disney World Company and the YMCA of Florida's First Coast. Come learn under one of the best!

Next Steps 1. Register for the course here. After doing so, you will receive an automated email confirmation.

2. Watch for another email from us within approx 2 business days and this will contain information about how to access your online course.

3. Purchase your Lifeguard whistle, hip pack and CPR face mask.


5. Practice your physical skills as listed above under Prerequisites.

Cancellation / Refund Policy If cancelling 8-14 days before the class date, 90% of your fee will be refunded. From 4-7 days before class date, 75% is refundable. From 2-3 days before class date, 50% is refundable. From 1 day prior to anytime after the date of the class, 0% is refundable/transferable.


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

San Jose Country Club Swimming Pool, 7529 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, United States


USD 230.00

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