Safety Academy


COVID-19

  • If you are still choosing to be COVID cautious you are welcome to bring two household members who are strong swimmers to be your victim and assistant. Those household members must agree to attend all day on Saturday and Sunday; one member must be 18 or over and the other member can be 13. The adult participant must be willing to sign a release of liability, while a guardian must sign the release form for anyone under the age of 18.

  • Please register soon as spaces are limited

2021 Lifeguard Certification Classes

All Lifeguard Certification Classes include the following:

  • Lifeguard training

  • CPR

  • Blood Born Pathogen

  • Administering Emergency Oxygen

  • Epi-pen

  • Inhaler

Hiring Lifeguards

Dad's Club is seeking lifeguards ages 16* or older! Certified Lifeguards who are 21 or older will be considered for supervisory positions.

If you are a Certified Lifeguard, go to our Employment Application

*Lifeguards must be at least 16 years old by the end of summer.

Lifeguard Training Information

Dad's Club Safety Academy lifeguard training is a Web-Based/Classroom program.

  • You must complete and pass the 7-hour web-based portion prior to the start of the first class.

  • You will turn in your certificate of online course completion at the beginning of the first class.

  • You must attend all 3 consecutive days to pass this course.

  • The cost of the full course is $300.

  • All fees are non-refundable

Prerequisites:

Candidates must:

1. Be at least 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of the course.

2. Swim 300 yards, continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both, but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.

3. Tread water for 2 minutes, using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.

4. Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds:

  • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. Swim goggles are not allowed.

  • Surface dive, feet-first or headfirst, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.

  • Return to the surface 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 so they are able to get a breath.

  • Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

Class Information:

Friday: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Saturday: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Sunday: 9:00am - 6:00pm

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