City to Offer Two Lifeguard Certification Courses
Register Online Today! Deadline to Sign Up is November 5
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Learn how to be a lifeguard. The City of Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department will be offering two Lifeguard Certification Courses during the fall-winter season at the Corpus Christi Natatorium, located at 3202 Cabaniss Parkway.
The first Lifeguard Certification Course will be held November 12 – November 14, 2021. The class will meet on Friday, November 12, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and continue Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. The course may require an additional day if all training is not completed on schedule.
The second Lifeguard Certification Course will be held Monday–Thursday, December 20 – December 23, 2021, from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The course may require an additional day if all training is not completed on schedule.
This American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course teaches the duties and responsibilities of lifeguards to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies and procedures to be carried out in a professional manner. It certifies participants in Lifeguarding/First Aid, CPR/AED for Lifeguards, Oxygen Administration, and Bloodborne Pathogens Training. Students must be at least 15 years old and pass the skill test held before the class. Pre-requisite skills are as follows: the ability to complete a 300-yard swim with face in the water, treading water for two minutes, and retrieving a brick from the bottom of the pool.
REGISTER ONLINE at https://register.ccparkandrec.com/ now through November 5, 2021. The cost is $200 per student (includes book and materials).
For more information, call the Aquatics Office at (361) 826-1749 or (361) 826-3460.
Reasonable accommodations are provided upon request and in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation, please call (361) 826-3460 at least 48 hours in advance.
The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department is dedicated to providing quality, affordable enrichment programs for all ages and interests. For more information about the wide variety of programs and services offered by the department, visit www.ccparkandrec.com. We invite everyone to Live. Learn. Play!