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PED 245 - Lifeguard Training (2 CR.)


Introduces basic swimming and nonswimming rescues, swimming approaches and carries, water survival, and first aid and safety practices. Focuses on preparation for the American Red Cross Lifeguard Certificate. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): ability to (1) swim continuously for 500 yards for a minimum of 100 yards each of crawl/freestyle, breaststroke, and sidestroke; (2) submerge to a minimum of 7 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object and return it to the surface; (3) tread water for 2 minutes using legs only; and (4) be 15 years of age by the first class.



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