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Upcoming Lifeguard Classes
 Date
Type
Format
Location
    Cost   

Registration 

Closes

Instructor
Dec 1 - 2
New
2 Day
Southlake
$230
Nov 29 @ 5pm

T. Dobrovolsky

& I. Wilson

Dec 2
Re-Cert
1 Day
Southlake
$130
Nov 30 @ 5pm

TBD

Dec 15 - 16
New
2 Day
The Colony
$230
Dec 13 @ 5pm
C. Robison &
T. Dobrovolsky

Dec 27 - 28
New
2 Day
Lewisville
$230
Dec 24 @ 5pm
C. Robison
Dec 29 - 30
New
2 Day
Southlake
$230
Dec 26 @5pm
T. Dobrovolsky
2019 Classes
Jan 5 - 6
New
2 Day
The Colony
$230
Jan 3 @ 5pm
TBD
Jan 6
Re-Cert
1 Day
The Colony
$130
Jan 4 @ 5pm
TBD
Jan  26 - 27
New
2 Day
Southlake
$230
Jan 24 @ 5pm
TBD
Feb 16 - 17
New
2 Day
The Colony
$230
Feb 14 @ 5pm
TBD
Mar 9 - 10
New
2 Day
Lewisville
$230
Mar 7 @ 5pm
TBD
Mar 23 - 24
New
2 Day
Southlake
$230
Mar 21 @ 5pm
TBD
Mar 30 - 31
New
2 Day
The Colony
$230
Mar 28 @ 5pm
TBD
Mar 31
Re-Cert
1 Day
The Colony
$130
Mar 29 @ 5pm
TBD
April 13 - 14
New
2 Day
The Colony
$230
Apr 11 @ 5pm
TBD
May 4 - 5
New
2 Day
The Colony
$230
May 2 @ 5pm
TBD
May 5
Re-Cert
1 Day
The Colony
$130
May 3 @ 5pm
TBD
May 18 - 19
New
2 Day
Lewisville
$230
May 16 @ 5pm
TBD


  Dec 2                Jan  6

     Southlake         The Colony

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American Red Cross Lifeguarding
All our classes are Blended Learning (a combination of online classroom and lecture and skill session instruction).  Each certification class includes training in Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR, AED,  and Bloodborne Pathogens. This course provides participants the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over. It covers: Care for victims of breathing emergencies, how Blood-borne pathogens are spread and how to help prevent, recognize, report and follow up on exposures incidents.

Prerequisites: Minimum age: 15 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.


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
                         Pass all written tests with a minimum score of 80%
                         Show proficiency 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
                         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

                         Pocket mask (participants to keep)

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


Training Schedule:

                         A copy of our typical New Lifeguard Training schedule is provided below. 
                          2 Day                                                                          3 Day

                                      Day 1: 8am-7pm (may be 8pm if class is large)                     Day 1: 12pm-8:00pm
                                                  8a-9a - Swim Test                                                                        12pm-1pm - Swim Test
                                                  9a-12p - Classroom                                                                     1pm-3:30pm - Pool
                                                 12p-1p - Lunch                                                                               4:00p-8:00p - Classroom  
                                                   1p-5p - Pool                                                                    Day 2: 12pm-8pm     
                                                   5p-7p - Classroom                                                                   12pm-3:30pm - Pool
                                        Day 2: 8am-7pm (may be 8pm if class is large)                               4pm-8pm - Classroom
                                                    8a-10pm - Classroom                                                 Day 3: 12pm-8pm
                                                  10a-1p - Pool                                                                               12pm-2pm - Pool
                                                   1p-2p - Lunch                                                                              2:00pm-3pm - Pool Skills Review
                                                    2p-3p - Pool Skills review                                                         3:30pm-4:00pm - Break
                                                    3p-5p - Pool Test                                                                       4pm-6pm - Pool Test
                                                    5p-7p - Written Test                         
                                         6p-8p - Written Test


 


                                   

                                A copy of our typical 1 day Lifeguard Review (Re-Cert) Class schedule

                                              Online Classroom opens 9 days prior to the first class session.
                                                  Day 1: 8am-7pm (may be 8pm if class is large)
                                                              8a-9a - Swim Test
                                                              9a-12p - Pool Sills
                                                            12p-1p - Lunch
                                                            1p-4p - Dry Skills

                                                            4p-5p - Pool Test
                                                            5p-7p - Written Test


                                A copy of our typical 1 day Waterfront Module Class schedule
                                              Current Lifeguard Certification Required.
                                                  Day 1: 7am-2pm
                                                              7a-8a - Swim Test

                                                                       9a-11a - Classroom

                                                                       11am-1pm - Pool Skills

                                                                        1pm-2pm - Written Test    

Frequently Asked Questions

Dec 1-2            Dec 15-16

   Southlake          The Colony

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