LIFEGUARD TRAINING COURSE PREREQUISITES
Pre-Course Skills Test include: 300 yard swim using front crawl and breaststroke, a timed 40 yard
swim that includes retrieving & swimming with a 10# object, and tread water for 2
minutes ~LEGS ONLY. Participants MUST pass Pre-Course to be eligible for participate in the
American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Program.
Participants must be 15 years of age by the last day of class, successfully complete
the “pre-course” skills test, attend all scheduled classes, and pass all swimming &
written exams and final skills tests. NO EXCEPTIONS!