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American Red Cross Lifeguarding Course

with Christopher Dalton


Class has begun

Candidates must be 15 years or older, strong swimmers, and pass a

rigorous pre-test which includes:

- Swim 300 yards continuously

- Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs

- Complete a timed swim event within 1 minute, 40 seconds consisting of:

-Starting in the water, swim 20 yards to deep end of the pool

-Surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10 pound object

-Return to the surface, swim 20 yards on your back to return to the starting point and must exit the water without using a ladder or steps before time is up.

Class will be held in the Risenberg Gymnasium Pool and Classroom

Mandatory Pre-Test: Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 4:30pm-6:00pm

(If the pre-test is not passed, a full refund will be issued) 


6:30pm-9:30pm      Monday, March 30, 2020          

6:30pm-9:30pm      Tuesday, March 31, 2020

6:30pm-9:30pm      Wednesday, April 1, 2020

6:30pm-9:30pm      Thursday, April 2, 2020

6:30pm-9:30pm      Friday, April 3, 2020

11:00am-4:00pm     Saturday, April 4, 2020 

9:00am-6:00pm       Sunday, April 11, 2020 


$450 includes mask, certificate and ARC Lifeguarding Manuel 

Required Materials: Swimsuit and Towel  

The full 28 hour & 35 minute course hours must be attended, in addition to passing all tests.  Makeup classes are not offered (unless a class cancellation is required by the college).  The college does not issue a refund if a participant fails the final written/swim test or fails due to missing any of the 28.35 ARC required course hours.


  • Mar 28 - Apr 11th, 2020

Riesenberg Gymnasium Pool

6 Pennyfield Avenue
Bronx, NY 10465 Get directions

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