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Swim instructor giving swim lesson.

Employment opportunities include Life Guards, Water Safety Instructors, Team Coachs

Contact Person: Gregg Batinich, 218-726-6295 or gbatinic@d.umn.edu


The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to teach you the skills needed to help prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. This includes land and water rescue skills (pool & waterfront), plus first aid and CPR. Pre-requisites: Must be 15 years of age and pass certain swimming requirements.
Cost: $275 / Pocket mask included with course fee.

SESSION 1 Starts March 31

SESSION 2 Starts May 12


The purpose of this course is to review, check-off and recertify current card holding lifeguards on all the required lifeguard skills necessary to help prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies including land and water rescue skills plus first aid and CPR/AED/PR.
**Must show proof of certification when registering
Cost: $110

SESSION 1 Sunday, February 19, 8am-3pm

SESSION 2 Sunday, March 19, 8am-3pm

SESSION 3 Sunday, April 23, 8am-3pm

SESSION4 Sunday, June 11, 8am-3pm

For inquires pertaining to either of these courses, please contact Daniel Janasz (LGI): djjanasz48@gmail.com