posted on: 1/13/2020

An American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course will be held at the Dover Indoor Pool, Sunday, Feb. 23 through Thursday, Feb. 27. Participants will gain the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course includes the latest science in first aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, emergency cardiac care, as well as the latest lifeguarding rescue skills and safety protocols. Students must be at least 15 years old by the last day of the class.

The following prerequisites must be fulfilled:  

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course offered at Dover Indoor Pool

posted on: 1/13/2020

An American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course will be held at the Dover Indoor Pool, Sunday, Feb. 23 through Thursday, Feb. 27. Participants will gain the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course includes the latest science in first aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, emergency cardiac care, as well as the latest lifeguarding rescue skills and safety protocols. Students must be at least 15 years old by the last day of the class.

The following prerequisites must be fulfilled:

  • Swim 300 yards continuously
  • Tread water for 2 minutes
  • Starting in the water, the participant must be able to swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit water without using a ladder or steps within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
  • No refunds will be given for failure to pass prerequisite requirements.
  • All course dates MUST be attended in order to pass the course.

The times for the Feb. 23-27 classes are:
Sunday, 1-5 p.m.
Monday, 12-6 p.m.
Tuesday, 12-6 p.m.
Wednesday, 12-6 p.m.
Thursday, 12-4 p.m.

The cost of the course is $200.

For more information or to sign up, contact Erika Friedman at (603) 516-6427 or e.friedman@dover.nh.gov.