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Red Cross Lifeguard Class

Christian County YMCA
Event organized by Christian County YMCA

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- Must be 15 years old.
- 300 yards continuous swim; either freestyle or breaststroke with rhythm breathing.
- 2 minute tread with hands in armpits.
- Timed event: Swim 20 yards, surface dive 9 feet to retrieve 10 lb. object and swim 20 yards on back keeping both hands on the object and face above the water, exit water not using the ladder under 1 minute 40 seconds.
- Participants must pass all prerequisites and attend ALL times during course.
- Length of course is 27 hours.
** Cost: $180 **
If you would like to talk to our aquatics coordinator before taking this class, or if you have questions feel free to contact (217) 287- 7271.