Lifeguard & CPR Classes
The Carver Center provides entry-level participants the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over.
Learn the latest safety and rescue techniques from experienced instructors, and develop skills to use for a lifetime. As a student, you will develop skills that will not only help you stay safe and help others enjoy the water safely, but also help you begin, or advance, your career.
MINIMUM AGE: 15 years; Participants who successfully complete the Lifeguard Training Course receive an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, valid for 2 years. The Lifeguard manual is provided at the completion of the course.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Swim 300 yards continuously; tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs; complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds by starting in the water, swimming 20 yards; surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point; exit the water without using steps of ladder.
*Must score 80 or above on written tests for CPR/AED/First Aid and Lifeguard Skills.
UPCOMING CLASS SCHEDULE
APRIL 16 – 18 10:00am – 3:00pm
APRIL 22 – 26 9:00am – 1:00pm
Lifeguard Course Application – April 16-18
CARVER LIFEGUARD WORK OPPORTUNITY
*This course is being offered at a significantly reduced cost of $50 for those committing to lifeguard at Carver for the remainder of 2019. (must be 16 years old)
Questions about our Lifeguard Course and the Lifeguard Work Opportunity? Please contact Grace Quinton 914-305-6025 / email@example.com for details