|Lifeguard Training offered beginning March 30 and April 7|
Lifeguard training classes are being offered by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District beginning in late march and early April at two times and locations.
Lifeguard training is for age 15 or older by the last class session. Participants will learn skills required for performing water rescues in life-threatening situations. This American Red Cross certification course is required for most lifeguard jobs. Participants must be capable of demonstrating good skill performances of ALL swimmer level requirements before enrolling. CPR and First Aid training is included in the class. Attendance at all sessions is mandatory. Search for the keywords "water safety" to find this program in the JCPRD's Activities Catalog and online listings.
This program is offered in two different formats. A class involving six six-hour sessions is offered at 2 p.m. Sunday beginning March 30 at the Roeland Park Aquatic Center, 4850 Rosewood, Roeland Park. Another class involving eight four-hour sessions is offered at 6 p.m. Monday and Thursday beginning April 7. The cost for either class is $130 for Johnson County residents or $143 for nonresidents.
The JCPRD's ACTIVITIES catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pick-up at all Johnson County Library branches. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online and for updated program listings, see the District's website at www.jcprd.com.