CPR & Lifeguard certification class
Saturday, June 3 & Sunday, June 4, 2023 at PPATC
Be prepared to help! This American Red Cross blended learning and in-person class trains participants on how to respond to and prepare for emergencies, both in and out of the water. This certification also opens career opportunities in the Aquatics Industry.
Pikes Peak Athletics Training Center (PPATC)
CPR Certification | $95 and Re-certification | $87
Lifeguard/First Aid/AED/CPR Certification | $235 and Re-certification | $135
Must be 15 years old to register.
Requirements for Lifeguard Certification:
Swim 300 yards continuous
Tread water for two minutes, no hands
Complete a timed event within 1 minute and 40 seconds which includes:
- Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. Goggles are not allowed.
- Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
- Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface.
- Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.
*Must be registered by Wednesday of class week*