Lifeguard Classes

Note: This event has already passed.

Date: Feb 1 2019, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Indoor Pool - 1300 South Dakota Ave. Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473 Fort Leonard Wood 65473 Google Map

Lifeguard Classes are open to ages 15 1/2 & up. There is a minimum of 4 students and maximum of 15 per class. Participants must attend all classes for certification. Open to the public. 

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

Class Schedule:

  • Class 1: February 1 (pretest), 2, 3, 9, 10
    • Registration: January 7 - 28
  • Class 2: February 15 (pretest), 16, 17, 23, 24
    • Registration: January 7 - February 1
  • Class 3: March 1 (pretest), 2, 3, 9, 10
    • Registration: January 7 - February 25
  • Class 4: March 22 (pretest), 23, 24, 30, 31
    • Registration: January 7 - March 11

Pretests will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and must be passed to continue with the rest of the dates for that class. Classes will each be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Cost

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

$115 payable at the time of registration. Balance due after passing pre-test, no exceptions.