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American Red Cross Offerrings

East Lyme Aquatics and Fitness Center is proud to offer a wide variety of American Red Cross classes for the public.  All courses are taught by certified American Red Cross Instructors ready to share and teach the skills you need to be successful in the class.

American Red Cross Lifeguarding

$300.00

East Lyme Aquatics and Fitness Center is proud to provide the most current and up-to-date training course for lifeguard certification. The purpose of the ARC Lifeguard Training Program is to teach candidates safety and rescue techniques designed to prevent and respond to a variety of aquatic emergencies. This course has a pre-test that is administered during the first hour of the class. The course prerequisites include: a continuous 300 yard swim with proficiency in both freestyle and breaststroke, a two minute tread of water without the use of hands, and a timed 20 yard swim with surface dive to retrieve a submerged 10 pound object in which the candidate must return to the starting point and exit the pool without using the stairs or a ladder. Students are only allowed to use goggles for the prerequisite 300 yard swim portion of the class, students must be able to demonstrate all skills in the class without the use of goggles to pass the course. This is a Blended Learning Course which means there are approximately 10 hours of online learning that must be finished before the first class session. Upon registration (once the minimum particiapnts to run the course has been met) the candidate will receive a welcome email to the course with instructions on how to access and pay for the online content. The registration fees you pay to ELAFC does NOT include the online learning fee (approx. $35). Candidates MUST provide ELAFC a valid email address upon registration. Registration fees include: one course manual, one pocket mask and processing fees for successful candidates to be issued a certification. Students will receive an American Red Cross Lifeguard, First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer certification upon successful completion of this course.

American Red Cross Lifeguard Recertification

$175.00

The objective of this course is to enable currently certified ARC lifeguards to update their certification to the newest curriculum and safety standards (released Jan. 2017) and who are looking to renew their certification because they are close to expiration. This course is for current ARC lifeguards who are already certified, or those whose certifications have expired no more than 4 weeks prior to the date of this class. Participants are required to demonstrate the following pre-course skills: a continuous 300 yard swim with proficiency in both freestyle and breaststroke, a two minute tread of water without the use of hands and a timed 20 yard swim with surface dive to retrieve a submerged 10 pound object in which candidate return to the starting point with the object and exit the pool without using the stairs or a ladder. Students should bring their pocket masks with them to class as these are not provided with this course. Please bring a bathing suit, goggles and towel to class. A lunch break will be provided.

American Red Cross Adult CPR

$60.00

This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent, recognize, and provide basic care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults until advanced medical personnel arrive. Participants who pass the course will receive an American Red Cross certificate which is valid for two years. The course fee includes all course materials and certification costs.

American Red Cross Pediatric CPR

$60.00

This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent, recognize, and provide basic care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in infants and children until advanced medical personnel arrive. Participants who pass the course will receive an American Red Cross certificate which is valid for two years. The course fee includes all course materials and certification costs.