The SLAC offers classes to the community in such areas as Lifeguard Training, Water Safety Instructor (WSI), Jr. Lifeguarding, 1st Aid and Safety, CPR,  and more.  These classes happen throughout the year with a majority of them being between the months of April through August.  Keep checking back because these classes will change on a regular basis.  Our upcoming Training Classesclasses are found below:

 

Lifeguard Training

Show Low Family Aquatic Center is offering Lifeguard training.  This is an American Red Cross certified training.  This is a great opportunity to earn extra money, develop leadership skills, gain valuable work experience and Have Fun!!  The prerequisites for this class are:  Must be 15 years of age by end of class.  Swim 300 yards continuously ( front crawl stroke, and  breaststroke,).  Submerge to minimum of 7 feet, retrieve a 10 pound object and swim 20 feet with the object timed.

Date: April 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 24, and 26
Days of Class: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Time: 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Fee: $90 ($50 refunded if hired by the City and completion of 150 hours of duty, includes materials)
Registration: March 1 through April 15
Contact: Contact Becca Seeley to be placed on a waiting list, 928-532-4134 or bseeley@showlowaz.gov


WSI - Water Safety Instructor
Successful completion of this course will enable participants to become certified to teach American Red Cross swimming lessons.  The prerequisites of this course are:
  • Be at least 17 years of age by the end of the course
  • Pass a pre-course evaluation consisting of:
  • Water safety skills and knowledge consistent with information taught in the ARC Community Water Safety course.
  • Ability to demonstrate these swimming strokes: front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke and sidestroke.
  • Ability to retrieve object from the bottom of the pool.
When: TBA
Time: 8:00 - 1:00 p.m. (Monday through Thursday)
Cost: $100.00 (no cost if you are hired by the city)
Registration: Registration can be done either in person at the aquatic center, over the phone using a credit card, or ONLINE!

 Jr. Lifeguard
The American Red Cross Lifeguard Tomorrow Program is available to youth ages 11-14 years old who have the desire to learn about the responsibilities and duties of a lifeguard. This program will help your child to build a foundation of knowledge, responsibility and skills to become a future lifeguard. Your child will receive instruction in prevention, fitness, response, leadership, professionalism and swimming skills development. GUARD START IS NOT A LIFEGUARD TRAINING CLASS.
Days: Monday through Friday
Dates: June 2 - 13
Times: 1-5:30 p.m.

Costs:

$40 per student

 

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