*Starting Monday, March 15th, we will be opening registration for our safety courses*
Download registration form – to be mailed or brought in with payment. Email or fax without payment does not secure your position in any class. Additionally, current American Red Cross certification copy is required.
Online registration now available – Register online at https://connect.recreation.gmu.edu/
This course recertifies lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies. Certification includes American Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. Copies of current certification must be attached to the registration form or faxed in to complete registration. Individuals whose certification has expired beyond 30 days by the first day of class must take the full certification course again, no exceptions.
- Hold current American Red Cross Lifeguard Training certification.
- Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing using the front crawl and breaststroke.
- Tread water for two minutes using only the legs.
- Swim 20 yards using the front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, and swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
|Course Dates||Course Times||Location|
|Saturday April 3rd||8:30a - 5:30p||Aquatic & Fitness Center|
|Saturday May 22nd||8:30a - 5:30p||Aquatic & Fitness Center|
Registration is required at a minimum 1 week prior to the course due to the online component.