Aquatics Training

Lifeguard Training, Water Safety Instructor, CPR/AED & First Aid, Junior Aquatics

Lifeguard Training

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Lifeguard Training

Ages 15+

Get trained – save a life!  Through online learning, classroom instruction, and hands on practice, you’ll learn to prevent, recognize, and respond to a variety of aquatic emergencies, all while preparing for an excellent job!  Successful participants will be certified in American Red Cross Waterpark Lifeguarding (includes CPR/AED & First Aid).  Class participation does not ensure employment. Participants must be 15 years old by end of session.Get trained – save a life!  Through online learning, classroom instruction, and hands on practice, you’ll learn to prevent, recognize, and respond to a variety of aquatic emergencies, all while preparing for an excellent job!  Successful participants will be certified in American Red Cross Waterpark Lifeguarding (includes CPR/AED & First Aid).  Class participation does not ensure employment. Participants must be 15 years old by end of session.

Water Safety Instructor

Ages 16+

Earn your American Red Cross certification to teach all levels of swimming and prepare for an exciting job! Through online learning, classroom instruction, and hands on practice, you’ll learn how to plan lively, educational lessons, efficiently lead a class, and evaluate students’ progress. Successful participants will be certified as American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors. Class participation does not ensure employment. Participants must be 16 years old by end of session. Earn your American Red Cross certification to teach all levels of swimming and prepare for an exciting job! Through online learning, classroom instruction, and hands on practice, you’ll learn how to plan lively, educational lessons, efficiently lead a class, and evaluate students’ progress. Successful participants will be certified as American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors. Class participation does not ensure employment. Participants must be 16 years old by end of session. 

CPR/AED & First Aid for Professional Rescuers

Blended Learning 

Get trained-save a life!  Through online learning, classroom instruction, and hands on practice, you’ll learn to prevent, recognize, and respond to a variety of emergencies in the home, workplace, or in your community.  Successful participants will receive American Red Cross Certifications.

These classes combine online learning with in-person training and evaluation.  After registration, you will receive instructions for accessing and completing the online material. All online material is done on your own schedule on your computer.  You must complete all online content prior to the in-person session.  Due to the time required to complete the online material, registration will close one week prior to the respective in-person session.

Junior Lifeguard

Summer Only Ages 11-14

Take part in a new adventure this summer & become the newest Junior Life Guard. You will learn CPR & First Aid and improve your swimming skills. This course is an excellent way to prepare to become a Red Cross certified Lifeguard. Successful Junior Life Guards will be invited to volunteer & “work” alongside our summer Lifeguards on shift. Junior Lifeguards who volunteer throughout the summer will be invited to take the Life Guard Training class at no cost when student is of age. 

Junior Swim Instructor

Summer Only Ages 11-15

Designed for the high-level swimmer or swim team bound with a thirst for more water! Learn how to use your skills to help others learn how to swim. At the end of class, your strokes will be refined and you can volunteer to help with our swim lesson program and become a part of our Water Safety Team. Junior Swim instructors who volunteer throughout the summer will be invited to take the WSI class at no cost when student is of age.

Lifeguard Training

Prescreen: $10

Pricing:
Resident Member $175
Resident Non-Member $205
Non-Resident Non-Member $225

Session 1
Prescreen: Tuesday, May 28 @ 6pm-8pm or Wednesday, May 29 6pm-8pm 
Class:  Monday-Friday | June 3-7 | 12pm-5pm

Session 2
Prescreen: Monday, June 17 1pm-3pm or  Thursday, June 20 1pm-3pm 
Class: Monday-Friday | June 24-28 | 12pm-5pm

Review courses scheduled on an as-needed basis.  

Contact kathleen@southdavisrecreation.com for more information.

 

Prescreen

Lifeguard Prescreen

Successful prescreen is required prior to class registration and participation. Completion of the prescreen does not guarantee success in class but determines if the student has the minimum skill level to safely participate in the course.

  1. Swimming sequence: jump into water from the side, totally submerge, recover to the surface and swim 150 yards using front crawl, breaststroke, or a combination of both. After swimming 150 yards, maintain position at the surface of the water without support for 2 minutes by treading without the use of your hands. After treading 2 minutes, swim 50 more yards. Goggles are permitted.
  2. Timed sequence (1 minute 40 second deadline): Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. Surface dive to a depth of 7 – 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on your back to return to the starting point, holding the object at the surface with both hands and keeping your face at or near the surface. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps. Goggles are not permitted.

PRICING

Prescreen: $10

Members: $175
Non-Member Resident: $205
Non-Member Non-Resident: $225

Session 1:
Prescreen: Monday | October 2 | 6pm – 8pm
Class: Monday/Wednesday | October 9 – November 1 | 5pm-9pm

Session 2:
Prescreen: Tuesday | November 21  | 6pm – 8pm
Class: Tuesday/Thursday | November 28 – December 19 | 5pm-9pm

Contact kathleen@southdavisrecreation.com for more information.

Prescreen

Lifeguard Prescreen

Successful prescreen is required prior to class registration and participation. Completion of the prescreen does not guarantee success in class but determines if the student has the minimum skill level to safely participate in the course.

  1. Swimming sequence: jump into water from the side, totally submerge, recover to the surface and swim 150 yards using front crawl, breaststroke, or a combination of both. After swimming 150 yards, maintain position at the surface of the water without support for 2 minutes by treading without the use of your hands. After treading 2 minutes, swim 50 more yards. Goggles are permitted.
  2. Timed sequence (1 minute 40 second deadline): Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. Surface dive to a depth of 7 – 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on your back to return to the starting point, holding the object at the surface with both hands and keeping your face at or near the surface. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps. Goggles are not permitted.

 

PRICING

Prescreen: $10

Members: $175
Non-Member Resident: $205
Non-Member Non-Resident: $225

Session 1
Prescreen: Tuesday or Wednesday | May 28 or 29 | 6-8pm
Class:  Monday-Friday | June 3-7 | 12pm-5pm

Session 2
Prescreen: Tuesday | February 27 |  6pm-8pm
Class: Tuesday & Thursday | March 5th-28th | 5pm-9pm

Session 3
Prescreen: Monday | April 8th |  6pm-8pm
Class: Monday & Wednesday | April 15th-May 8th | 5pm-9pm

Session 4
Prescreen: Tuesday | April 9th |  6pm-8pm
Class: Tuesday & Thursday | April 16th-May 9th | 6pm-10pm

Contact kathleen@southdavisrecreation.com for more information.

Prescreen

Lifeguard Prescreen

Successful prescreen is required prior to class registration and participation. Completion of the prescreen does not guarantee success in class but determines if the student has the minimum skill level to safely participate in the course.

  1. Swimming sequence: jump into water from the side, totally submerge, recover to the surface and swim 150 yards using front crawl, breaststroke, or a combination of both. After swimming 150 yards, maintain position at the surface of the water without support for 2 minutes by treading without the use of your hands. After treading 2 minutes, swim 50 more yards. Goggles are permitted.
  2. Timed sequence (1 minute 40 second deadline): Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. Surface dive to a depth of 7 – 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on your back to return to the starting point, holding the object at the surface with both hands and keeping your face at or near the surface. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps. Goggles are not permitted.

Lifeguard Instructor

PRICING

Members: $275
Non-Member Resident: $300
Non-Member Non-Resident: $325

Must contact kathleen@southdavisrecreation.com in order to register.

 

Water  Safety Instructor

Prescreen: $10 (non-refundable)

Pricing:
Resident Member $125
Resident Non-Member $155
Non-Resident Non-Member $175

Session 1
Prescreen: Monday | June 3 | 12pm-2pm
Class:  Monday-Friday | June 4 – June 11 | 9am – 1pm

Session 2
Prescreen: Tuesday, July 2  or  Friday, July 5 | 1pm-3pm
Class:  Monday-Friday | July 8 – July12 | 10am – 3pm

Contact Asa@southdavisrecreation.com for more information. 

Prescreen

Successful prescreen is required prior to class registration and participation. The prescreen consists of:

  • Swimming 25 yards each of the following strokes: front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, butterfly (15 yards). Strokes will be assessed using American Red Cross Learn to Swim Level 4 assessment charts.
  • Maintain position on back for 1 minute
  • Tread water for 1 minute

Completion of the prescreen does not guarantee success in class, but determines if the students has the minimum skill level to safely participate in the course.

PRICING

Prescreen: $10

Members: $125
Non-Member Resident: $155
Non-Member Non-Resident: $175

Session 1:
Prescreen: Tuesday | October 10 | 4pm
Class: Tuesday/Thursday | October 17 – November 9 (no class 10/19) | 3pm-7pm

Session 2:
Prescreen: email Kathleen@southdavisrecreation.com to schedule prescreen
Class: Monday/Wednesday | November 20 – December 13 | no class 11/22 | 3pm-7pm

Contact asa@southdavisrecreation.com for more information.

 

Prescreen

Successful prescreen is required prior to class registration and participation. The prescreen consists of:

  • Swimming 25 yards each of the following strokes: front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, butterfly (15 yards). Strokes will be assessed using American Red Cross Learn to Swim Level 4 assessment charts.
  • Maintain position on back for 1 minute
  • Tread water for 1 minute

Completion of the prescreen does not guarantee success in class, but determines if the students has the minimum skill level to safely participate in the course.

 

 Prescreen: $10 (non-refundable)

Pricing:
Member $125
Resident Non-Member $155
Non-Resident Non-Member $175

Discount rates may be available with a South Davis Recreation Center Employee contract.

Session 1:
Prescreen: Wednesday | January 16th | 4pm
Class: Tuesdays & Thursdays | January 23rd-February 15th  |3pm-7pm

Session 2:
Prescreen: Monday | March 25th | 4pm
Class: Mondays & Wednesdays | April 8th-May 1st  |3pm-7pm

Contact Asa@southdavisrecreation.com for more information. 

Prescreen

Successful prescreen is required prior to class registration and participation. The prescreen consists of:

  • Swimming 25 yards each of the following strokes: front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, butterfly (15 yards). Strokes will be assessed using American Red Cross Learn to Swim Level 4 assessment charts.
  • Maintain position on back for 1 minute
  • Tread water for 1 minute

Completion of the prescreen does not guarantee success in class, but determines if the students has the minimum skill level to safely participate in the course.

 

 CPR/AED & First Aid 

Blended Learning Courses

CPR/FirstAid classes will be scheduled on an as needed basis.

Please Contact kathleen@southdavisrecreation.com for more information.

 

Junior Lifeguard

Pricing:
Member: $55
Resident Non-Member: $60
Non-Resident Non-Member: $65

Schedule: 10:30am-11:55am
Session 1: Monday-Thursday | June 3-June 13
Session 2:  Monday-Thursday | July 1-July 12 | no class 7/4 Make-up 7/12

This course my be combined with the Jr. Swim Instructor course if there are not enough students to hold the class.

Contact Asa@southdavisrecreation.com for more information.

6 student minimum to hold class.

Junior Swim Instructor

Pricing: 

Member: $55
Resident Non-Member: $60
Non-Resident Non-Member: $65

Schedule: 10:30am-11:55am
Session 1: Monday – Thursday | June 17 – June 26
Session 2: Monday – Thursday | July 15 – July 26 (no lessons on 7/24 Make-up 7/26)  

This course my be combined with the Jr. Lifeguard training course if there are not enough students to hold the class.

Contact Asa@southdavisrecreation.com for more information.

6 student minimum to hold class.

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