Prerequisites: Minimum age: 17 years by the last day of class
                          Swim 300 yards continuously using Freestyle & Breaststroke only.
                          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 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
                                   Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to the starting point.
                                   Keep both hands on the brick and your face out of the water.
                                   Place brick on wall and exit pool without using the steps or ladder.

                          Demonstrate Instructor Level CPR and Rescue Skills on Day 1 of class


Passing Criteria: Students must meet the following criteria to pass the class
                         Take and pass all online classroom assignments before the first pool session

                         Participate in all Class activities
                         Complete all practice teaching assignments with proficiency

                         Pass all written tests with a minimum score of 80%
                         Show Instructor level skills in all rescue, First aid, and CPR skills


Needed for class: The following items will need to be brought to the first day of class
                         ARC Lifeguarding Instructor Manual (available on Red Cross Store

                         Guard Pack with Pocket mask

                         Swim suit (one piece for women, trunks for men)

                         2 towels,

                         Goggles if needed for the swim test only

                         Change of clothes, comfortable athletic wear for classroom skills

                         Lunch or money for lunch (time will be provided for lunch each day, students may leave facility)


Items provided:  The following items will be provided by North Star

                         All training Equipment

                         Lifeguard Manual (PDF for online classroom, physical book for class days)


Training Schedule:                    


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