Lifeguard Class

Note: This event has already passed.

Date: Jan 19 2018, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Davidson Fitness Center (DFC) - 1300 South Dakota Ave. Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473 Fort Leonard Wood 65473 Google Map

Want a rewarding career? Join MWR for lifeguarding certification! There is a minimum of 4 students and max of 10. Participants must attend all classes for certification. These classes are open to the public, ages 15 1/2 and up.

January 19 will be the date of the pretest. Class candidates must pass this test to continue with the classes that will be held on January 20, 21, 27 & 28.

Candidates must swim 300 yards continuously, using strokes in the following order: 100 yards of front crawl using rhythmic breathing and stabalization, propellant kick. 100 yards of breaststroke using a pull, breathe, kick, guide sequence, 100 yards of either front crawl or breaststroke or a combination. Swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive to a depth of 10-14 feet, retrieve an object, return to surface, and swim 20 yards back to the starting point and exit water within 1 minute 40 seconds.


  • $225 per person (military)
  • $275 per person (civilian)

Registration Info

Must register by January 15.