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Swim instructor giving swim lesson.

Employment opportunities include Life Guards, Water Safety Instructors, Team Coachs

Contact Person: Gregg Batinich, 218-726-6295 or gbatinic@d.umn.edu


The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to teach you the skills needed to help prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. This includes land and water rescue skills (pool & waterfront), plus first aid and CPR. Pre-requisites: Must be 15 years of age and pass certain swimming requirements.
Cost: $275 / Pocket mask included with course fee.

SESSION 1 Starts March 30


The purpose of this course is to review, check-off and re-certify current card holding lifeguards on all the required lifeguard skills necessary to help prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies including land and water rescue skills plus first aid and CPR/AED/PR.
Cost: $110
**Must show proof of certification when registering.

SESSION 1 Sunday, February 18, 9am-6pm

SESSION 2 Sunday, March 18, 9am-6pm

SESSION 3 Sunday, April 22, 9am-6pm

SESSION4 Sunday, June 10, 9am-6pm

For inquires pertaining to either of these courses, please contact Daniel Janasz (LGI): djjanasz48@gmail.com