Lifeguard Training

Lifeguards

Lifeguard and WaterPark Training
Ages 15 & Up (Must be 15 by end of the class)
Five - 8 hour classes
$185 non resident/Olathe residents $165

MUST ATTEND ALL CLASSES

 

 

Wanting to be a lifeguard? This class will prepare you for a fun and rewarding job. The class uses the new American Red Cross Blended Learning curriculum to prepare future lifeguards in the areas of professionalism, victim recognition, scanning, disease prevention, and equipment based rescues. CPR First Aid and A.E.D certification is included along with Waterpark Lifeguarding! Participants will be required to pay Red Cross an additional $35 for access to the online Blended Learning.

Prerequisites (must pass the first night to go on in class):

1. Swim 300 yards continuously, using these strokes in the following order:
       -
100 yards of front crawl using rhythmic breathing and a stabilizing, propellant kick. Rhythmic breathing to the side or to the front.
       - 100 yards of breaststroke
       - 100 yards of either front crawl using rhythmic breathing or breaststroke. This 100 yards may be a mixture of front crawl and breaststroke.


2. Swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10 pound object, return to the surface, and swim 20 yards back to the starting point exciting within 1 minute 40 seconds.

3. Tread water for two minutes using legs only.

 
swim instructor with lesson participantWater Safety Instruction
Ages 16 & Up 
Four 8 hour classes
$185 non resident/Olathe residents $165

MUST ATTEND ALL CLASSES

 

 

The class uses the new American Red Cross Blended Learning curriculum to prepare you to teach swim lessons and other Red Cross safety programs. Participants will be required to pay Red Cross an additional $35 for access to the online Blended Learning. Participants must demonstrate the ability to perform the following skills at level 4 performance: 1.) Swim 25 yards each of front stroke, backstroke, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, and sidestroke. 2.) Swim 15 yards butterfly. 3.) Tread water and float on back for 1 minute.

ADDITIONAL BONUS OPTION: Once you are WSI certified or Lifeguard join our aquatics team and you are eligible for a bonus based on certain criteria. For questions call Konni at 913-971-8563 .

 
Winter/Spring Class Options (enrollment available now)
Lifeguard TrainingWater Safety Instruction
Dec. 13 & 18-22
Time: Varies
Code: 11010
Dec. 28, 29, 30 & Jan. 2
Time: Varies
Code: 11016
Feb. 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
Time: Varies
Code: 11467
Feb. 5, 6, 7 
Time: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm 
Code: 11468
March 5, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
Time: Varies
Code: 11476
March 16, 17, 18, 19 
Time: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm 
Code: 11477