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Fort Campbell MWR Aquatics to offer Lifeguarding Class

 

Fort Campbell's Morale, Welfare and Recreation - MWRFort Campbell, KY – Gardner Indoor Pool is offering a lifeguard class October 13th-17th (Clarksville/Montgomery County fall break). Class meets from 8:00am to 4:00pm. daily.

The cost for the Lifeguard Class is $120.00 and this includes a CPR certification. All students must be at least 15 years of age prior to the final scheduled session of the course.

Call the Aquatics office at 270.798.6310 and set up an appointment to complete the following prerequisites (must be completed prior to class).

Prerequisites

  • Swim 300 yards continuously, utilizing rhythmic breathing. May use front crawl (freestyle), breaststroke or a combination of both. No swimming on back or side. Goggles may be used.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using legs only with hands placed in your armpits.
  • Start in the water and swim 20 yards using the front crawl (freestyle) or breaststroke; surface dive in seven to ten feet of water and retrieve a ten pound object; return to the surface and swim 20 yards, back to the starting point, with the ten pound object; exit the water without using a ladder or steps. All of this must be accomplished within one minute and 40 seconds.

For more information about Lifeguard Class please call Gardner Indoor Pool at 270.798.6310 or 270.798.6304.


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