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Basic Water Rescue
Upcoming Courses






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Description
This abbreviated course is perfect for anyone who works or plays around water including parents, older
siblings, babysitters, and camp counselors.  We'll spend 2.5 hours in a classroom setting learning how
to prevent emergencies, calmly respond, and safety techniques for both pools and open water.  We'll
then get in the water for the remainder to practice basic rescues, spinal injury treatment, and lifejacket
use.  This course will not provide you with the knowledge and skills to be a certified
lifeguard.

What You Will Learn
  • Recognizing and respond to an emergency.
  • Identifying various aquatic emergencies
  • Preventing swimming injuries
  • Basic rescue techniques
  • Introduction to spinal emergencies

Cancellations
Very important.  You must cancel two (2) business days before the start of the course to receive a full
refund.  Cancellations the day before and the day of will result in a $20 equipment fee.  No refund for
no-shows.
 

Pre-requisites
Participants should be comfortable in chest-deep water.

What is Successful Completion?
1.    Participants must show up on time and for every class.  If you miss a class you will not be able to
pass the course.
2.    Active participation is required in every class.
3.    Ability to successfully execute all physical skills.
4.    Pass two (2) written exams with an 80% or higher.

What To Bring
To each class please bring a pen or pencil and any snacks/drinks you may want.  You will be provided
with participant manuals.
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2018