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Junior Lifeguard Training for the 2014 Season

Join us for a fun-filled week of basic lifeguarding skills. Participants will practice rescue techniques in pool, lake and river settings. This program is a great prep course for future certification. Participants must be 9 years or older and have completed equivalent of Level 5 or higher.

Days: Monday – Friday

Time: 2 – 3:30 p.m.

  • Session 1: Monday-Friday; July 7-11, 2014; 2-3:30 p.m.
  • Session 2: Monday-Friday; July 28-August 1, 2014; 2-3:30 p.m.

Where: Trout Creek Recreation Center

Cost: Member  $100; Guest $120

Lifeguard Training Class, May 10-22, 2014

If you are 15 years or older and looking for a great summer job or a challenging career in the aquatics industry, the Tahoe Donner American Red Cross lifeguarding certification program will give you an advantage! The lifeguarding certification will qualify you to work as part of a committed team of certified lifeguards to provide safety and protection to aquatic patrons. You could save a life! Your certification will provide the necessary skills to prevent and respond to water related emergencies. Passing the prerequisite skills test during the first class and attendance at all scheduled classes is required for certification. Upon successful completion, participants will obtain the American Red Cross lifeguard certificate, as well as CPR/AED and First Aid for the Professional Rescuer. There is a minimum enrollment of five people; class may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. Sign up online at tahoedonner.com or call the front desk at 530-587-9437.

Dates: May 10-22, 2014
Days and Time:

Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Tuesday and Thursday 3-8 p.m.
Where:
Trout Creek Recreation Center
Cost:
Members $175, Guests $200

Lifeguard Review Courses

These review courses are intended for those individuals who have successfully completed a Red Cross lifeguarding and First Aid course within the last four years and/o CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer course within the last two years. Classes meet at Trout Creek Recreation Center.

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Review Course (includes CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid)

Date: Saturday-Sunday, June 7-8, 2014
Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost: Member $100; Guest $120

Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Course

If you are 16 years or older and enjoy swimming and teaching others, this course will give you the skills needed to teach all levels of swimming to both youths and adults. WSI certification is a competitive edge in the aquatics industry and will often be the factor that gets you the job over other candidates. WSI certified instructors are also often paid at a higher rate than non-certified aquatics staff and WSI certification is a requirement for all Tahoe Donner swim instructors. Passing the prerequisite skills test during the first class and attendance at all scheduled classes is required for certification.

Dates: June 10-21, 2014
Days and Time:
Tuesday and Thursday 3-8 p.m.
Where:
Trout Creek Recreation Center
Cost:
Member $175; Guest $200


2014 Summer Program Registration Now Open

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