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Lifeguard Training – Sign Up Now

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! Lifeguarding certification will qualify you to work as part of a committed team of certified lifeguards while you work together to provide safety and protection to aquatic patrons. You could save a life! Your certification will provide you 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.

Dates and Times: Tuesday/Thursday May 12, 14, 19, 21; 3 – 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 16, 23; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Trout Creek Rec Center
Cost: Members $179, Guests $204

Water Safety Instructor Course – Sign Up Now

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 youth 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: Tuesday, June 16 – 20, 2015
Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: Trout Creek Rec Center
Cost: Memebers $179, Guests $204

Lifeguard Review Courses – Sign Up Now

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/or a CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer course within the last two years.

CPR/AED for The Professional Rescuer Review Course

Date: Saturday, May 30, 2015
Time: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: Trout Creek Rec Center
Cost: Members $77, Guests $99

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

Dates: Saturday, May 30 and Sunday, May 31
Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Where: Trout Creek Rec Center
Cost: Members $104, Guests $124

Junior Lifeguard Training for the 2015 Season – Sign Up Now

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. Note: Junior Lifeguards do not receive an actual lifeguard certification.

Days: Monday – Friday

Time: 2 – 3:30 p.m.

  • Session 1: Monday-Friday; June 29 – July 3, 2015
  • Session 2: Monday-Friday; July 27 – 31, 2015

Where: Trout Creek Recreation Center
Cost: Member  $104; Guests $124

Summer Registration NOW OPEN

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