Ellis & Associates Lifeguarding Course

Prerequisites: swim 200 yards (8 lengths); tread water for 2 minutes without using your hands; perform feet first surface dive to lift a 10 pound brick off the bottom of the pool. Upon 100% attendance and successful completion of water skills and written exam, participants receive a 1-year certification in Ellis and Associates Lifeguarding. Must possess a valid email address.All lifeguarding courses are running in blended format. There is 10 hours of pre-work which will be sent to your student via email 48 hours after registering for the course. This coursework must be completed before attending the first in person class date.

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