Lifeguard Certification Classes Held for Spring Semester

Campus Recreation offers several American Red Cross water safety courses this spring, including Lifeguard Certification, Lifeguard Review, and Lifeguard Instructor sourses.

LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION CLASS
The Lifeguard Certification course provides entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services personnel take over. It is a blended learning course that combines online learning with on-site skills sessions where participants will practice skills and demonstrate competency.
Registration deadline is Jan. 31 for the Feb. 16-18 class and Mar. 28 for the Apr. 13-15 class. Fees are $100 for UNL students and Campus Recreation members, $125 for non-members (plus a $35 non-refundable fee to the American Red Cross for the online learning component).

LIFEGUARD REVIEW CLASS
The Lifeguard Review course provides re-certification for lifeguards who already have receive their Lifeguard certification. Registration deadline is Apr. 4 for the Apr. 21 class. Participants must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this course. Fees are $75 for UNL students and Campus Recreation members, $100 for non-members.

LIFEGUARD INSTRUCTOR CLASS
This class provides a Lifeguard Instructor certificate for those who already posess a current lifeguard certification. Registration deadline is Jan. 10 for the Jan. 26-28 class. Participants must be 17 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this course. Registration fees are $175 for UNL students and Campus Recreation members, $200 for non-members.

Campus Recreation also hires certified lifeguards and swim instructors year-round. For more information on aquatics classes or to apply to be a lifeguard, view the link below or email Jess Varlack at jvarlack2@unl.edu.

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/lg