Lifeguard Recertification Registration

Date: May 4, 2021

Time: 1:00pm - 6:00am

Contact: Adam Butler

Location: 2303 Tomblinson Way Bowling Green, KY 42101


Lifeguard Recertification Class

This course recertifies individuals in American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED Professional Rescuer certifications. Training will consist of a review of the class materials, a final skills test, and a final written test.

Pre-Requisites: This class is for individuals who possess a current Lifeguard certification or whose certification has expired within 30 days of the class. All participants are required to provide their current or expired certification card on the first day of class.
Prerequisite 1- 300 yard swim- Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both; swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.
Prerequisite 2 – Tread Water for two minutes using only the legs. Candidates may place their hands under the armpits for the duration of the time.
Prerequisite 3 – Complete a timed event within 1 minute and 40 seconds. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed. Surface dive, head first or feet first to a depth of 7-10 feet (the depth of the pool is twelve feet in the deep end) to retrieve a 10 pound object. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface of the water so they are able to get a breath. Candidate should not swim the distance under water. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

*Preregistration is required prior to attending class.*

Class fees waived for potential waterpark employees! Class includes an online portion that must be reviewed and completed before class date. Class Limit is 10.

Choose one class date: May 9 or

                                          May 23 

Times/Location: Sundays: 1:00 pm-6:00 pm at Russell Sims Aquatic Center, 2303 Tomblinson Way

Fee: $50 (includes online review, as well as, skills test)

For more information contact 270-393-3549 and to apply online for a waterpark position go to


Calendar: Russell Sims Aquatic Center

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