Swimming Programs

Lifeguard Training Course

Provides entry-level participants the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care  for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over. Prerequisites: Minimum age: 15 years; Swim 300 yards continuously; Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs; Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds by starting in the water, swimming 20 yards, surface dive 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, exit the water without using steps or a ladder. Participants who successfully complete the Lifeguarding course receive an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, valid for 2 years. 
This is a Blended Learning Format class. Upon registering at RARE, students will receive a code to sign up on the American Red Cross Website and begin the on-line portion (approximately 7 hours). The in person portion of the class will take place over multiple days at Roseville High School, 17855 Common Rd, Roseville, MI 48066.

July 11 - 13

Fee: $215 per student