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Spring Break Lifeguard Training for ages 15 and older offered beginning March 12
POSTED: 02/22/2012
 
“Although water safety is necessary all year long, spring break is a good time to prepare for summer,” said Aquatics Coordinator Cindy Campbell. “Whether it is a lifeguard job for the summer or teaching swim lessons, tuning up for local swim teams, or just feeling safer at the lake for the weekend, spring break is a good place to start."

Lifeguard Training is for ages 15 or older by the last class session. Participants will learn knowledge and skills to prevent and respond to water emergencies. This American Red Cross certification course is required for most lifeguard jobs. This class includes CPR, AED, and First Aid training. Attendance at all sessions is mandatory. For information on skill prerequisites for this class Cindy at (913) 432-3905 . Perform a catalog search for the keywords "water safety" to find this program in the JCPRD's Activities Catalog and online listings.

This program is offered at 9 a.m. Monday through Thursday beginning March 12 at the Roeland Park Aquatic Center, 4843 Rosewood, Roeland Park. Class cost for four eight-hour lessons is $200 for Johnson County residents or $220 for nonresidents.

The JCPRD's Activities catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pickup 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.

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