Lifeguard & Junior Lifeguard Training

Jr. Lifeguard Training 
Junior Lifeguard training is designed for youth 11-14 yrs (or have completed 5th grade). It is designed to build a foundation of knowledge, attitudes, and skills for future lifeguards. Participants are not required to master or perfectly execute skills. They will learn techniques and build stamina during this program. Participants will be introduced to skills utilized in the Lifeguarding course, basic responsibilities of a lifeguard, and communication and decision making skills. Held at Wilson Jr. High School Pool.

Prerequisites: Front crawl 25 yards, with rotary breathing, breaststroke 25 yards, tread water for one minute. Submerge and swim a distance of 10 ft underwater, back float for 30 seconds, elementary backstroke or back crawl for 25 yards.

Age Requirements: 11-14 years of age

This program is held at Wilson Junior High School

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Fees: $40.00 Resident    $47.00 Non resident

 Lifeguard Training 
The Lifeguard class is American Red Cross certified and teaches skills needed to become a lifeguard including, first aid, CPR and water rescues.  Participants must be at least 15 years of age and pass a skills test given on the first day. 

Requirements: ability to swim 300 yards, non-stop and tread water.

Class size is limited, registration will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Fees: $165.00 resident   $175.00 non resident 
Fees include all materials required for the program.


Individuals interested in participating may register at the Recreation Department office at 3330 Custer Street, calling (920) 686-3060 with a MasterCard or Visa or by using our Online Registration.