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Lifeguard Training

Saint Joseph's University will be hosting an American Red Cross CPR/AED FPR for Lifeguards and Lifeguard Training Review session and Course.
Location: O'Pake Recreation Center Pool

April 12th, 2013: 6-10pm
 American Red Cross CPR/AED FPR Session and Swimming Pre- Requisite  Test

April 13th, 2013: 9am-5pm

April 14th, 2013: 9am-5pm

CPR/AED FPR for Lifeguards can be taken separately on Friday only!

New American Red Cross Policy

Effective September 1st   2008 , anyone choosing to challenge any of the Red Cross Lifeguarding courses must be currently certified or have successfully completed a Red Cross Lifeguarding (full or review course) or another acceptable lifeguarding course within the last four years. This policy applies to Lifeguarding, Lifeguarding Instructor, Waterpark Lifeguarding, Waterfront Lifeguarding and Shallow Water Attendant.

Current certifications (or those that have expired by no more than 12 months) from the following organizations may be accepted to qualify an individual to take the Lifeguarding Challenge class:

�� YMCA Lifeguard

�� United States Lifesaving Association Open Water Lifeguarding

�� Lifesaving Society of Canada – Any National Lifeguard Service certification (Pool, Waterfront, Surf or Waterpark)

�� National Pool and Waterpark Pool Lifeguard Training or Special Facilities Lifeguard Training

�� National Aquatic Safety Council Basic Lifeguard

�� StarGuard Professional Lifeguard

�� Boy Scouts of America Lifeguarding

�� American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor

�� American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor Trainer

Lifeguard candidates who have never taken a Red Cross Lifeguarding course or a course by any of the agencies above may not enroll in Lifeguarding Challenges and must take the entire course.

ONLINE Registration will open on Friday, March 8, 2013 at:

CPRFPR Only: $60.00           SJU Lifeguards/Inst:  $30

ARC Lifeguarding Challenge: $100.00 (includes CPR/AED)            SJU Lifeguards/Inst:  $50

Contact: Bob Krotee, Aquatics Director for additional info, 610-660-1717