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Lifeguard Certification Courses

American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Includes: 

  • CPR - for the professional rescuer.

  • ​Lifeguard Certification

  • AED Certification

  • Oxygen Administration for the Professional Rescuer

  • Each potential Lifeguard must pass a prerequisite swim test. For more information please contact cast@abingdon-va.gov.

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification Classes - 2023

  • Minimum Age limit 15 years’ old

  • Cost $225.00 including Lifeguard Training, CPR for Pro Rescuer, Automated External Defibrillation, First Aid, Preventing Disease Transmission all books and materials. Appropriate swim attire and towel required at each class meeting.

  • Prerequisite Test: *schedule an appointment by contacting Carri Bradshaw at cast@abingdon-va.gov.

  • 300 Yards Continuous Swim (12 lengths of indoor pool)

  • Brick Retrieval (Swim to deep end retrieve 10-pound brick, swim back, and exit pool with brick in less than 1min 40sec)

  • 2 min tread.

Upcoming Lifeguard Certification Classes

Lifeguard Training April 29-30 – Blended Learning - Limit 10

  • The prerequisite test must be completed by Wednesday, April 19by 5 pm.

  • Saturday, April 29th, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm – In Class

  • Sunday, April 30th, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm – In Class

 

Lifeguard Training –May 20-21– Blended Learning - Limit 10

  • The prerequisite test must be completed by Thursday, May 10thby 5 pm.

  • Saturday, May 20th 8:00 am to 4:00 pm – In Class 

  • Sunday, May 21st, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm – In Class

Lifeguard Training –May 23-24– Blended Learning - Limit 10

  • The prerequisite test must be completed by Thursday, May 10thby 5 pm.

  • Tuesday, May 23th 8:00 am to 4:00 pm – In Class 

  • Wednesday, May 24st, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm – In Class

*Sign-ups are open now for the classes listed above. Spots are not held without payment. On-Line registration is available at coomescenter.com Questions please email Carri Bradshaw at cast@abingdon-va.gov.

About The Rec

Location

300 Stanley Street
Abingdon, VA 24210

Hours of Operation
Monday - Thursday 
7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday
7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Saturday
8 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

*Member Only Hours
Monday - Friday 
6 a.m. - 7 a.m.

 

Outdoor Pool Hours

Monday - Friday

12 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Saturday

12 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Sunday

1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Contact
(276) 623-5279


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