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Safety Classes American Red Cross Lifeguarding Blended Learning format will be used:

The primary purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. This program offers a choice of Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED courses to meet the various training needs of a diverse audience. Pre-requisites: 15 years of age, must pass pre test consisting of a swimming 300 yards continuously showing breath control and rhythmic breathing using crawl stroke and breast stroke; Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs; Complete the following timed event in 1 minute and 40 seconds: swim 20 yards perform a surface dive to retrieve a 10 lb. object from deep water and swim with it 20 yards to start and exit the water without using a ladder. Certifications awarded providing all sessions were attended and successful completion of all skill sessions and written exams. (American Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.) ◆ J une 9, 10, 16, 17 Sa Su 12:00-5:30pm R$216 N$228

Junior Lifeguarding

This American Red Cross Course is for youth ages 1114 (it is not a certification class). This course builds a foundation of knowledge, attitudes and skills for future lifeguards. Participants will learn about prevention of aquatic accidents, improve swimming stroke mechanics, endurance & strength, basic first aid and CPR skills, how to search and apply for a job. Participants should bring a suit & towel for the water portion of the class and a snack each day. Pre-requisites: Participants must be able to swim 25 yards continuously of crawl stroke and breast stroke, swim 10 feet underwater and float on their back 30 seconds or preform elementary backstroke or back crawl. ◆A  ugust 20-23 M-Th 12:30-4:30pm R$68 N$75

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American Red Cross Lifeguarding Review

Lifeguarding review classes are designed to help you update your skills while also extending your certification for another two years. This course will be a combination of classroom time and water skills practice. Participants must bring proof of current certification to the first class. ◆ J une 2-3 Sa Su 12:00-5:30pm R$81 N$90

American Red Cross Adult & Pediatric CPR AED & First Aid

Blended Learning Format: The American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program helps participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies. The courses in this program teach the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill person and to decide whether advanced medical care is needed. Complete all lessons of the online learning session and pass the online assessment with a score of at least 80 percent. Participate in all course activities, demonstrate competency in all required skills, and successfully complete the Putting It All Together Assessment Scenarios. Certifications are valid for 2 years. ◆A  ugust 25 Sa 2:00-4:00pm R$60 N$66

First Aid & CPR/AED (Ages 12+)           

This course teaches American Heart Association’s Heartsaver® First Aid & CPR/AED. This course is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Registration must be completed by 12:00pm on the Friday before the class. Classes are held at South Snohomish County Fire & Rescue Headquarters located at 12425 Meridian Ave. S, Everett, WA 98208. ◆M  ay 12 Sa 9:00am-4:00pm $30 See page 39 on how to register online.

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