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2019-2020 American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Classes

American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Review Course
Current LGI’s who need an update course to remain current in the newly revised American Red Cross lifeguard class can attend this course.

Friday, October 11th Monday, November 25th Friday, December 27th
Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm
Fee: $150
Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm
Fee: $150
Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm
Fee: $150
Friday, January 3rd  
Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm
Fee: $150
 

NEW LGI's - American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Certification (LGI)
The primary purpose of the American Red Cross Basic Lifeguarding Instructor Course is to train instructors to teach the basic-level American Red Cross Lifeguarding courses. The care steps outlined within this manual are consistent with the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) 2015 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science with Treatment Recommendations (CoSTR) and the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This manual also reflects the United States Lifeguarding Standards: A Review and Report of the United States Lifeguarding Coalition, a collaborative effort of the American Red Cross, the United States Lifesaving Association and the YMCA of the USA.

Prerequisites - Candidates Must:

  1. Be at least 18 years old on or before the final scheduled session of the course.
  2. Possess a current basic-level certification in Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.
  3. Successfully complete the online Introduction to the Lifeguarding Instructor Course prior to the precourse skills session via the class roster and online content completion status report.
  4. Obtain all instructor and participant materials before entering the first session of the instructor course. Materials consist of:
    1. American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor’s Manual (print).
    2. Lifeguarding course presentation and/or DVD.
    3. American Red Cross Lifeguarding Manual (print or digital).

PLEASE email lbrown@zcs.k12.in.us if you are interested in a class.  We must have 3 people to hold a valuable class. We are looking summer dates to schedule a new class. 

September 18th - 20th
Ages: 18+
Time: 7:30am - 4:00pm
Fee: $360

Lifeguard Instructor Crossover/Bridge Course

September 27th
Time: 7:30am - 4:00pm
Fee: $150

Re-Entry Participants
Former American Red Cross lifeguarding instructors whose certifications expired no more than 2 years before the beginning of the Instructor Crossover/Re-Entry course and current lifeguarding instructors from other organizations (see list below) are eligible to participate in the Lifeguarding Instructor Crossover/Re-Entry course. Instructors whose authorizations were suspended or withdrawn for any reason are not eligible to participate in the Lifeguarding Instructor Crossover/Re-Entry course.

Purpose
To recognize the previous training of American Red Cross instructors and those with a current Lifeguarding instructors from other organizations to allow these individuals to participate in an abbreviated instructor crossover/re-entry course to become current American Red Cross lifeguarding instructors.

Prerequisites
Instructor candidate must:

  • Be at least 19 years of age.
  • Possess one of the following basic-level Lifeguarding certifications:
    • A current basic-level American Red Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certification.
    • An equivalent certification from another organization.
  • Possess one of the following:
    • Documentation of previous American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED instructor certification (expired no more than 2 years).
    • Documentation of current external credentials showing that the individual successfully completed a formalized lifeguarding instructor course with one of the following organizations:
      • Canadian Red Cross—Lifeguarding Instructor
      • YMCA—Lifeguarding Instructor
      • International Pool and Waterpark Lifeguard Training Program(Ellis & Associates)–Lifeguard instructor
      • Boy Scouts of America (BSA)—either Aquatics instructor or BSA Lifeguard instructor
      • Starfish Aquatics Institute—StarGuard Instructor
      • Lifesaving Society of Canada—Lifesaving Instructor
      • Royal Life Saving Society of the United Kingdom—Lifesaving Instructor
      • United States Lifesaving Association—Open Water Lifeguard Instructor
  • Have successfully completed the online Introduction to the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor Course.
  • Obtain the Lifeguarding Instructor’s Manual (print), Lifeguarding Manual (print or digital) and American Red Cross Lifeguarding DVD set and/or Lifeguarding Course Presentation before the course.

PLEASE email lbrown@zcs.k12.in.us if you are interested in a class.  We must have 3 people to hold a valuable class.