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2012-2013 AQUATIC TRAINING CLASSES All classes are registered on a first come, first-served basis. Class fee must be paid at the time of registration.

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Prerequisites ....................................................................................... page Lifeguard Certification......................................................................... page Swim Instructor Training, Swim Instructor Recertification.............. page Water Fitness Instructor Training....................................................... page Lifeguard Review, Lifeguard Challenge............................................. page How to Register, Registration Form, Pool Map................................. page Dual Certification, Working for Portland Parks & Recreation.......... page

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Director Mike AbbatĂŠ


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LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION

All class participants must be strong swimmers! If you are not a strong swimmer, you are encouraged to enroll in (and pass), a teen or adult swim class before registering.

PREREQUISITES: 1. Must be able to swim 200 yards, recover brick at 9 feet, tread water with arms up for 2 minutes on first day of class 2. Age 15 or older by the first day of class 3. This course is only for lifeguard candidates who will be applying to work at an Ellis & Associates client facility

LIFEGUARD CHALLENGE PREREQUISITES: 1. Must have worked for Portland Parks & Recreation within the last year. 2. Approval by Aquatic Manager required 3. Audit-ready CPR & water skills (exceeding standards)

LIFEGUARD REVIEW PREREQUISITES: 1. E & A certification valid through first day of class

4. E & A certification valid through first day of class

SWIM INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION PREREQUISITES: 1. Must be a strong swimmer 2. Must be able to demonstrate good form and technique for 25 yds of each of the following: • Front crawl with side breathing • Back crawl • Elementary backstroke • Breaststroke 3. Age 15 or older by the first day of class 4. Must demonstrate a mature attitude 5. This course is only for swim instructor candidates who will be applying to work at Portland Parks & Recreation

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Successful completion of certification classes DOES NOT guarantee employment.

WATER FITNESS INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION PREREQUISITES:

1. Age 15 or older by the first day of class 2. Hold a current lifeguard or swim instructor certification or, has participated in 30 hours of group water fitness classes 3. Participants must be familiar with water exercises and have the ability to demonstrate proper technique and safety considerations from the deck as well as the water


LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION For lifeguard candidates without a current Ellis & Associates lifeguard certification. Students successfully completing the course receive first aid, CPR, and Ellis & Associates Lifeguard certification. This course is only for lifeguard candidates who will be applying to work at an Ellis & Associates client facility. PREREQUISITES: • Must be able to swim 200 yards, recover brick at 9 feet, tread water with arms up for 2 minutes on first day of class • Age 15 or older by the first day of class BRING COST:

TO CLASS: Swim suit, towel, paper, pen, notebook, E & A textbook or proof of online code $150.00 Class limited to 32 students $100.00 For those who are lifeguards with current American Red Cross or YMCA Lifeguard certification

Held at Columbia, EPCC or Mt. Scott Pools Class # 379335 Online 8am-4pm/Columbia Sat, Sept 22 Sun, Sept 23 8am-6pm/Columbia Sun, Sept 30 Class # 379336 8am-4pm/EPCC Sat, Oct 27 Sun, Oct 28 Sat, Nov 3 Sun, Nov 4 Class # 379337 8am-4pm/Mt. Scott Mon, Dec 17 Tue, Dec 18 Wed, Dec 19 Thu, Dec 20 Class # 379338 1-9pm/EPCC Mon, Dec 17 Tue, Dec 18 Wed, Dec 19 Thu, Dec 20 Class # 384582 8am-4pm/EPCC Sat, Jan 26 Sun, Jan 27 Sat, Feb 2 Sun, Feb 3 Class # 384583 8am-4pm/EPCC Sat, Feb 23 Sun, Feb 24 Sat, March 2 Sun, March 3

Class # 384584 8am-4pm/Columbia Mon, March 25 Tue, March 26 Wed, March 27 Thur, March 28 Class # 384585 1pm-9pm/EPCC Mon, March 25 Tue, March 26 Wed, March 27 Thur, March 28 Class # 384586 Online 8am-4pm/Columbia Sat, April 13 Sun. April 14 8am-6pm/Columbia Sun, April 21 Class # 384587 Online 8am-4pm/EPCC Sat, April 13 Sun. April 14 8am-6pm/EPCC Sun, April 21 Class # 384588 8am-4pm/Columbia Sat, April 27 Sun April 28 Sat, May 4 Sun, May 5 Class # 384589 8am-4pm/EPCC Sat, April 27 Sun, April 28 Sat, May 4 Sun, May 5

WANT ONLINE CLASSES? For lifeguard candidates who would choose to do course work online and have a shortened classroom experience, online classes are now available to take. For more information or to register for this online class, please contact Andy Amato at 503-823-2852, or email Andy. Amato@PortlandOregon.gov You will receive your online key code and the website you must go to for completing work before the first day of class.

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SWIM INSTRUCTOR TRAINING

REQUIRED FOR PORTLAND PARKS & RECREATION SWIM INSTRUCTORS. Students successfully completing the training program will receive Co-Swim Instructor Certification. NOTE: Successful completion of certification classes DOES NOT guarantee employment.

PREREQUISITES: 1. Must be a strong swimmer. 2. Must be able to demonstrate good form and technique for 25 yds of each of the following: • Front crawl with side breathing • Back crawl • Elementary backstroke • Breaststroke 3. Age 15 or older by the first day of class 4. Must demonstrate a mature attitude COST: $100 Classes limited to 20 students $50 For non-Portland Parks & Recreation Swim Instructors with current ARC or YMCA Instructor Certifications

Class # 380274 Mt. Scott 5:00-9:30pm Fri, October 12, 19 8:00am-3:30pm Sat, October 13, 20 Class # 380275 EPCC 8:00am-2:00pm Mon, December 17 Tues, December 18 Wed, December 19 Thur, December 20 Class # 385728 SWCC 5:00-9:30pm Fri, Jan 25 & Feb 1 8:00am-3:30pm Sat, Jan 26 & Feb 2 Class # 385729 EPCC 5:00-9:30pm Fri, Feb 22 & Mar 1 8:00am-3:30pm Sat, Feb 23 & Mar 2

All Portland Park & Recreation Swim Instructors must hold a current First Aid/CPR certification

Class # 385743 EPCC 8:00am-2:00pm Mon, March 25 Tues, March 26 Wed, March 27 Thur, March 28

SWIM INSTRUCTOR RECERTIFICATION

Class # 385744 Mt. Scott 8:00am-2:00pm Mon, March 25 Tues, March 26 Wed, March 27 Thur, March 28 Class # 385745 Dishman 5:00-9:30pm Fri, April 12, 19 8:00am-3:30pm Sat, April 13, 20 Class # 385746 SWCC 5:00-9:30pm Fri, April 12, 19 8:00am-3:30pm Sat, April 13, 20 Class # 385747 EPCC 5:00-9:30pm Fri, April 12, 19 8:00am-3:30pm Sat, April 13, 20 Class # 385748 EPCC 5:00-9:30pm Fri, May 3, 10 8:00am-3:30pm Sat, May 4, 11

Portland Parks & Recreation reserves the right to change or cancel classes if necessary.

PREREQUISITES:

1. Age 15 or older by the first day of class 2. Must hold a current Portland Parks & Recreation Swim Instructor Card COST: $20 Classes limited to 40 students Class # 385768 9:00am to 1:00pm Sun, December 16 (at EPCC)

Class # 385766 9:00am to 1:00pm Sat, June 8 (at Mt. Scott)

Class # 385765 9:00am to 1:00pm Sat, March 30 (at EPCC)

Class # 385767 9:00am to 1:00pm Sat, June 29 (at EPCC)

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Classes held at EPCC or Mt. Scott Pools Required course for all currently certified Portland Parks & Recreation Swim Instructors. Program changes and updates will be discussed. All strokes will be evaluated. Course is required every 2 years.


WATER FITNESS INSTRUCTOR TRAINING PP&R offers basic training for candidates interested in instructing Water Fitness Group Classes. This course is designed for: • The beginner who has water fitness experience with little or no formal training as an Instructor

• Water Fitness Instructors who need practical experience • Group Fitness Instructors who want to transition to the water • Individuals who are interested in learning more about their personal water fitness exercise PREREQUISITES: 1. Age 15 or older by the first day of class 2. Participants must have a minimum of 30-50 hours of experience in group water fitness classes 3. Participants must be familiar with water exercises and have the ability to demonstrate proper technique and safety considerations from the deck as well as the water COST: $85

Classes limited to 20 students

Class # 387906 Sat/Sun Nov 3-4,10-11,17 & Dec 1 9:00am-1:00pm (at Dishman)

Class # 387900 Tu/Thur Feb 5,7,12,19,21,26,28 6:30-9:30pm (at Dishman)

PP&R will host AEA cert Spring 2013 For more information about national certifications contact Larissa Doty at 503-823-3166, or email: Larissa.doty@portlandoregon.gov

Instructors seeking employment without an approved National Aquatic Certification must pass this course prior to application. Portland Parks & Recreation Water Fitness Instructors are required to obtain a National Certification within 1 year of employment (such as AEA Cert, see www.aeawave.com). Portland Parks & Recreation reserves the right to change or cancel classes if necessary. Portland Parks and Recreation

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LIFEGUARD REVIEW

For lifeguards with current E&A lifeguard license. First aid, CPR and lifeguard skills will be reviewed and audited, with an update given on any policy revisions.

Classes held at EPCC Pool (unless otherwise noted)

All class times are 8:00am to 6:00pm

PREREQUISITES: 1. E & A certification valid through first day of class BRING TO CLASS: • Swim suit, towel, pen, E&A textbook or proof of online code, whistle, lanyard, hip pack and pocket mask. COST: • $70.00 for Portland Parks & Recreation Lifeguards – ONLY if you have worked for PP&R in the past year • $100.00 for non-Portland Parks & Recreation E&A Lifeguards CLASSES LIMITED TO 40 STUDENTS

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Sun, September 16 Sun, October 21 Sat, December 15 Sun, December 16 Sun, December 16 (at MSCC) Wed, December 26 Sun, January 23 Sun, February 10 Sat, March 23 Sun, March 24 Sun, March 24 (at MSCC) Sun, April 7 Sun, May 19

LIFEGUARD CHALLENGE For PP&R lifeguards only with current E&A lifeguard license AND pre-approval from Aquatic Manager. Must have audit-ready skills that exceed passing standards. No skill review will be given. First aid, CPR and lifeguard skills will be audited, with an update given on policy revisions. Lifeguards who do not pass this course must take the Lifeguard Review Course and pay the $70.00 course fee again.

PREREQUISITES: 1. Must have worked for Portland Parks & Recreation within the last year 2. Pre-approved from Aquatic Manager 3. Audit-ready CPR & water skills (exceeding standards) 4. E & A certification valid through first day of class BRING TO CLASS: Swim suit, towel, pen, E&A textbook or proof of online code, whistle, lanyard, hip pack and pocket mask COST: $70.00 for Portland Parks & Recreation Lifeguards ONLY if you have worked in the past year for PP&R CLASSES LIMITED TO 16 STUDENTS

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Classes held at SWCC Pool Class # 384597 Sat, Dec 15, 8am-1pm Class # 384598 Sun, Dec 16, 8am-1pm Class # 384599 Wed, Dec 26, 8am-1pm

Class # 384600 Sat, Mar 23, 8am-1pm Class # 384601 Sun, Mar 24, 8am-1pm


BY PHONE

If you are using a Visa or Mastercard, you may register by calling Aquatics, 503-823-5130. Please have the attached registration form filled out prior to calling. Phone-in registration is available during operating hours.

BY WALK-IN

You may register at Columbia, Dishman, EPCC, Mt. Scott or SWCC pools during operating hours.

ONLINE

Go to www.PortlandParks.org

EPCC

COLUMBIA POOL 7701 N Chautauqua Blvd 503-823-3669 EPCC POOL 740 SE 106th 503-823-3450 DISHMAN POOL 77 NE Knott 503-823-3673

MT. SCOTT POOL 5530 SE 72nd 503-823-3183 SWCC POOL 6820 SW 45th 503-823-2840

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Complete registration form and mail along with check to:

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You may register by mail using the attached form. Mail-in registration must be received 2 weeks prior to the first day of class. If a class is filled, the registration and fee will be returned. Mail completed registration form & check or credit card information to: Make checks payable to City of Portland Portland Parks & Recreation, Aquatics 2909 SW 2nd Portland, OR 97201

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All Aquatics Training Classes are filled on a firstcome, first-served basis. Classes will be closed once the class limit is reached. Mail-in registrations received after classes are filled will be returned. Please register at least one week prior to start of course. Class assignments must be completed prior to first day of class. SECOND CHOICE FEE CLASS NO CLASS NO.

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Those who have worked for Portland Parks in the last year $70 ■ Lifeguard Challenge

■ Lifeguard Review

■ Lifeguard Certification

PORTLAND PARKS AQUATICS TRAINING CLASS REGISTRATION

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AQUATICS 2909 SW 2nd Portland, OR 97201

Become DUAL CERTIFIED as a PP&R Employee

WORKING FOR PORTLAND PARKS

Gain an additional certification while working as a PP&R employee at a discounted rate. Proof of current certification is required. COST: Lifeguard Certification Swim Instructor Certification Water Fitness Instructor

To be hired, applicants must also successfully complete an application and interview process. Portland Parks hires 700+ staff for the summer season and 350 for year-round pools. Applications for summer employment are available in February, year-round applications are now available. Applications may be obtained by calling 503-823-5130. Employees of the Portland Parks & Recreation Aquatics Department are required to hold the following certifications: LIFEGUARD

If you are not a strong swimmer, you are encouraged to enroll in (and pass), a teen or adult swim class before registering.

Ellis & Associates Lifeguard Certification (Includes First Aid and CPR.)

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classes in lifeguarding, as well as swim instructing. Both programs are challenging, and require that certification candidates be strong swimmers. Upon certification, candidates can apply for a job with Portland Parks & Recreation. NOTE: Successful completion of certification classes DOES NOT guarantee employment.

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Aquatic Training Catalog 2012-13