$140 per person + $23 Mandatory American Red Cross Certification Fee + $20 WML Registration Fee
- Minimum age of 15
- Swim 550 yards (about 500 meters) continuously
- 200 yards front crawl using rhythmic breathing
- 200 yards breaststroke using pull breathe, kick, glide
- 200 yards front crawl, breaststroke or combination of both
- starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds
- swim 5 yards, submerge and retrieve three dive rings placed 5 yards apart in 4-7 feet of water, resurface and swim 5 yards to the side of the pool.
Completion and competency of precourse skills and score 80% or better on final exam. Participants must behave maturely and responsibly and must attend all classes.
- Surveillance skills to help you identify behaviors of swimmers, distressed swimmers and active or passive drowning victims
- General procedures and rescue skills for an emergency occurring in the water or on land
- Skills used in special rescue situations, such as missing person procedures and cold-water rescue
The course is 5 hours long based on 8 students. Participants must complete all 5 hours to be eligible for certification. Course is held outdoors in fresh water – bring warm clothes to change into if necessary!
Waterfront certificate is valid for 2 years with a valid Lifeguarding certificate.