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Adult Training: Waterfront Lifeguard Certification, 9/14/19, 8:00 AM

Sat Sep 14, 8:00 AM - Sun Sep 22, 5:00 PM EST
GSWCF Camp Dorothy Thomas, 16119 Boyette Rd, Riverview, FL, 33569 Map
Volunteer Training
Upon completion of this program participants will be certified by the American Red Cross to serve as Lifeguards. Training is completed through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice. You'll learn teamwork, rescue, and surveillance skills. First Aid and CPR/AED are included in this class.

Please Note: there are four sessions in this training, the payment of $145.00 covers all four sessions. You must attend and pass all four sessions in order to receive the certification.
Overnight accommodations are not available at this training. 

The four sessions will be as follows: 
  1. Saturday, September 14, 2019 (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
  2. Sunday, September 15, 2019 (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
  3. Saturday, September 21, 2019 (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
  4. Sunday, September 22, 2019 (8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

This class requires: 
  • A 550 yard swim test, using only freestyle and/or breast stroke
  • Retrieving a 10 lb. brick from the bottom of a 10 foot deep pool
  • Swimming 20 yards with a brick on your chest
  • Treading water for 2 minutes, using only legs
  • Swimming 30 feet underwater, while picking up 3 dive rings in 4 to 7 feet of water
    • Be sure to practice if you do not already swim long distances regularly.

All necessary equipment will be provided to use during the program. Participants are welcome to bring their own for personal use.

Participants should bring a full, refillable water bottle and are welcome to bring a snack.

Participants need to bring a bag lunch each day.

All participants attending this event must complete and return the required forms/waivers prior to the start of the training. Refer to the confirmation email for all required forms, to print, complete, sign and bring to the training.

If this training is closed. Please contact CCT or for a waiting list.

Registration closes 9/4/19
Refund/Cancellation Guidelines:
This program closes for registration 9/4/19. All cancellation and refund requests must be received in writing by this date; please contact the Customer Connections Team at or (813) 281-4475. No refunds will be issued after the closing date. No refund will be given if you do not pass the swim test at the training or fail to show up for all training dates.