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 Lifeguard Certification- AMERICAN RED CROSS 

 

  • Participants must be 15 years of age ON or BEFORE the last day of the course
  • Participants do not have to be a Recreation & Wellness Center member or child of a member
  • Must be able to swim 300 yards continuously using the front crawl (freestyle) or breast stroke, goggles are allowed to be used during the swim
  • Tread water continuously with no hands for 2 minutes
  • Complete a timed event within 1 minute and 40 seconds:
    • Swim 20 yards using the front crawl (freestyle) or breast stroke.
    • Surface dive to 7-10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object
    • Resurface 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
    • Exit the water without using a ladder or stairs
     

*Failure to complete these prerequisites will cause the candidate to be removed from the course*

 

  • Payment is due when registering for the course
  • Course is limited to 10 participants to a class

 

 Aquatics Coordinator - Jason Hilton  j.hilton@moreheadstate.edu or 606-783-2270

 

Class Schedule - TBA

Cost $200 - includes manual, instruction & certification costs

Summer Hours
 
Facility
 
Natatorium
 
Monday-
Friday
6am-8pm
M/W/F
10am-2pm
4-7pm

Tu/Th
6-8:30am
10am-2pm
4-7pm
     
Saturday 9am-4pm 10am-2pm
     
Sunday 3-8pm 3-7pm


Outdoor Adventure office hours

Monday-Friday 10am-6pm

Bowling Lanes hours

Tuesday-Friday  4-8pm
Saturday & Sunday by appt


July 4th weekend

 
Facility
 
Natatorium
 
Friday
July 3
 10am-5pm 10am-2pm 
Saturday
July 4
CLOSED CLOSED
Sunday
July 5 
4-7pm  4-6pm 


Note: Open hours are reduced during all University breaks/holidays/events

 

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