Red Cross Classes

Lifeguard Certification, Recertification, CPR/AED, Babysiting Training

The Upper Valley Aquatic Center offers a full spectrum of American Red Cross courses for individuals and organizations who need group training. We offer seasonal training for every safety need. Tucker Garrity-Hanchett, our resident Red Cross Director, can even come to your camp, school, business, or center to certify your staff.

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Contact Tucker headguard@uvac-swim.org
Bring Registration form to the Welcome Desk with payment to secure your spot. Need more info? 802-296-2850 ex. 206

 

CURRENTLY OFFERED COURSES

BABYSITTER TRAINING
4/25
For anyone who is 11years+ and wants to learn how to be a certified safe Red Cross sitter. $65. HOURS: 4-9pm

CPR/AED/ CERTIFICATION FOR THE LAYPERSON
5/1 @4-9pm
5/29@4-9pm
$90 to learn how to save a life! Must be +15
This course is designed for regular people who want to learn how to save lives in an emergency.

CPR/AED/FIRST AID RECERTIFICATION
6/27@4-9/pm
$65 to save a life! Pretty good deal. Must be +15
Get recertified in layperson CPR not Professional Rescuer certification. Great for regular people who want to save lives in an emergency.

LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION
5/9-5/11
5/23-5/25
6/6-6/8
6/20-6/22
Prepare for a GREAT job this summer! Must be +15. $325. HOURS: Friday @ 4-9pm, Saturday @ 8am-6pm, Sunday @ 8am-4pm

LIFEGUARD RECERTIFICATION
Friday, May 16
Friday, June 13
Get ready for another summer of guarding at your local, lake, pool or camp.$89. HOURS: 3:30-9pm

LIFEGUARD TRAINING INSTRUCTOR
May 21, 22 and 23 @ 9am-6pm

See below for prices and registration

WATER SAFTEY INSTRUCTOR TRAINING
April 24, 25 and 26 @ 9am-6pm
June 30, July 1 and 2 @ 9am-6pm

For pricing, more information or to register visit SwimNH. Upper Valley Aquatic Center will host these two courses. They are being taught by SwimNH instructors.

Important Information Lifeguard Certification Courses

  • Lifeguard Training and First Aid certification is valid for 2 years
  • CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification is valid for 2 years
  • Materials Provided: 1 Resuscitation Mask, 1 pair latex-free gloves, training books
  • Students will be expected to bring their own bathing suit, towel, writing utensils and comfortable change of clothes

Products/Materials

  • These are available in e-book and print formats at no extra cost. Hyperlinks to these materials will be provided through precourse communication

Prerequisites for Lifeguard Training

  • Must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this course.
  • Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
  • Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds:
  1. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed.
  2. Surface dive, feet-first or headfirst, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
  3. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water.

*The prerequisite testing will be completed during the first class of the session

For more informationg contact Tucker Garrity-Hanchett 802-296-2850 ext 206 headguard@uvac-swim.org

"If you are interested in certifying your staff as lifeguards, I cannot recommend Tucker Garrity-Hanchett highly enough."

Karen Cox, UVAC Swim Coach

CONTACT

Tucker Garrity-Hanchett
802-296-2850 ext 109
headguard@uvac-swim.org

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