Red Cross Lifeguard Training

Red Cross Lifeguard Training

CLASS TYPE: Lifeguard Certification
AGE: Adults & Teens (15 years and older)
CLASS SIZE: 10
DURATION: Approximately 28 hours over multiple days (see schedule for complete details)

Class Description:

Equips participants with the information and skill sets to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies (breathing and cardiac emergencies, physical injuries and illnesses, etc.).  Learning will occur in both classroom and pool settings.  Classroom learning will primarily take place at UH-Avon while most water rescue skills will be practiced at the North Olmsted Recreation Center.

Prerequisites:

Participants must pass a swim test conducted during the first day of the course:

  • Swim 300 yards continuously

  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs (hands in armpits)

  • Complete the following within 1 minute and 40 seconds

    a.     Swim 20 yards

b.     Surface dive and retrieve a 10-lb object from depth of 7-10 ft

c.      Swim 20 yards back to starting point

d.     Exit pool without using ladder or stairs

Primary Focus:

●      Active and Passive Saves

●      Choking/Breathing Emergencies

●      CPR/AED

●      Escapes (Active Drowning)

●      Head, Neck, and Spinal saves

●      CPR/AED Training

●      In-water rescue skills for single and multiple rescuer scenarios 

Upon completing this course, participants will receive an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, valid for 2 years.  Participants may then apply for jobs at pools across the country.

Waterfront or Aquatic Attraction jobs will require an additional module or course not included in the Full Lifeguarding course being offered.

Additional information regarding the course will be emailed to participants from the instructor upon signing up.

$385.00 for 6 classes (includes all class materials)

Square One™

Square One™

CLASS TYPE: Anxious Beginners
AGE: Adult
CLASS SIZE: 2
DURATION: 1-hour per week / 5 weeks

This 5-week, semi-private class offers adults who are uncomfortable or inexperienced around water a unique and wonderful opportunity to overcome thier anxieties. Emphasis is placed on achieving relaxed breathing techniques and balanced body positions. The goal is acclimation to water in a safe environment. $289

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Beginner Basics

Beginner Basics

CLASS TYPE: Beginner Swimmers
AGE: Adults & Teens
CLASS SIZE: 4
DURATION: 1-hour per week / 5 weeks

This class teaches beginner adults who are comfortable in water and ready to increase their confidence in deep water and develop fundamental swimming and lifesaving safety skills. The results allow students to swim with confidence in all depths of water. $199

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Freestyle Fundamentals

Freestyle Fundamentals

CLASS TYPE: Fitness Swimmers & Triathletes
AGE: Adults & Teens
CLASS SIZE: 4
DURATION: 1-hour per week / 5 weeks

5-week class for fitness swimmers and triathletes serious about learning proper freestyle stroke mechanics to improve their overall efficiency, comfort and control in the water. $199

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Advanced Freestyle

Advanced Freestyle

CLASS TYPE: Fitness Swimmers & Triathletes
AGE: Adult
CLASS SIZE: 4
DURATION: 1-hour per week / 5 weeks

5-week class for advanced swimmers or those who have completed our Freestyle Fundamentals class and are ready to take their swimming to the next level by in integrating power, rhythm, speed and endurance into their training. $199

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Liquid Bronze

Liquid Bronze

CLASS TYPE: Pre-Competitive / Entry Level
AGE: 6+ yrs.
CLASS SIZE: 4
DURATION: 30-minutes
PLAN OPTIONS: 1 or 2 classes per week

This advanced swim class is designed to teach proper stroke TECHNIQUE and prepare aspiring young swimmers for the competitive swim team environment. Curriculum is taught using progressive, form-driven exercises with an emphasis on improving body awareness and developing efficiency in all 4 competitive strokes. Regular incorporation of safety drills will supplement the stroke development exercises. $82/month

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Liquid Silver

Liquid Silver

CLASS TYPE: Competitive Swimmer
AGE: 9+ yrs.
CLASS SIZE: 4
DURATION: 30-minutes
PLAN OPTIONS: 1 or 2 classes per week

If you child is a competitive swimmer looking to gain a competitive advantage this is the class from them! All 4 strokes and respective starts and turns will be routinely monitored and critiqued, providing opportunities for continual improvement during their weekly practices with their team. $82/month

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Liquid Gold

Liquid Gold

CLASS TYPE: Advanced Competitive
AGE: 11+ yrs.
CLASS SIZE: 4
DURATION: 30-minutes
PLAN OPTIONS: 1 or 2 classes per week

Advanced level class for seasoned competitive swimmers who are looking to bust through bad habits and refine key competitive skills. Swimmers will learn champion performance techniques and further build upon their talents with advanced technique work, race strategizing and individual goal setting. Swimmers must be legal in all 4 competitive strokes and have at least 2 qualifying BB times to enroll. $82/month

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Liquid Bubbles 1

Liquid Bubbles 1

CLASS TYPE: Beginner
AGE: 2.5 – 10 yrs.
CLASS SIZE: 2
DURATION: 30-minutes
PLAN OPTIONS: 1 or 2 classes per week

For children with no prior swimming experience or who have fear and anxiety around the water. This foundational class provides the necessary skills for your child to love, respect and excel in the water. Taught in a semi-private format, the smaller class size ensures that our beginner swimmers can build their water confidence and gain COMFORT with new skills more rapidly and with greater results. $115/month

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Liquid Bubbles 2

Liquid Bubbles 2

CLASS TYPE: Intermediate
AGE: 2.5 – 10 yrs.
CLASS SIZE: 4
DURATION: 30-minutes
PLAN OPTIONS: 1 or 2 classes per week

This class introduces sustainable swimming techniques that allow a child to experience INDEPENDENCE in the water. Designed for children who have no anxiety around water, can comfortably float on their back, swim short distances and consistently exhibit good breath control underwater. Emphasis is placed on developing effective propulsion using underwater arm movements, improving breath management skills and encouraging proper air exchange. $82/month

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Liquid Bubbles 3

Liquid Bubbles 3

CLASS TYPE: Advanced
AGE: 5 – 10 yrs.
CLASS SIZE: 4
DURATION: 30-minutes
PLAN OPTIONS: 1 or 2 classes per week

This non-traditional curriculum is taught using progressive, form-driven exercises with an emphasis on developing CONTROLLED MOVEMENTS that are both intentional and sustainable. For children that already demonstrate swimming independence and safety techniques this class will provide the next-step training for effective, life-long swimming proficiency. $82/month

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Baby Bubbles 1

Baby Bubbles 1

CLASS TYPE: Parent & Child
AGE: 6 – 18 mos.
CLASS SIZE: 4
DURATION: 30-minutes
PLAN OPTIONS: 1 or 2 classes per week

This class offers a wonderful opportunity to safely introduce your child to the water and provides a gentle, non-traumatic, approach to early AQUATIC ORIENTATION. Parents are guided through a series of fun, purposeful exercises that focus on the child's innate reflexes and the natural forces of water to begin developing learned responses and fundamental swimming skills. $82/month

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Baby Bubbles 2

Baby Bubbles 2

CLASS TYPE: Parent & Child
AGE: 19 – 35 mos.
CLASS SIZE: 4
DURATION: 30-minutes
PLAN OPTIONS: 1 or 2 classes per week

Nurture your child's love and respect of the water by establishing POSITIVE EXPERIENCES and setting the foundations for a lifetime of swimming enjoyment. Developmentally and age-appropriate skills are introduced using a holistic approaches that support your child's natural and innate affinity to water. $82/month

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Private Lessons

Private Lessons

CLASS TYPE: All ability levels
AGE: 2.5 yrs. and up
CLASS SIZE: 1 or 2
DURATION: 30-minutes or 60-minute
OPTIONS: Multi-visit Pass or Monthly Plan

Speed, efficiency and confidence on YOUR schedule! Personalized swimming lessons that are custom designed specifically for YOU! With hands-on instruction and proven training techniques, our coaches are dedicated to helping you drastically improve your swimming, regardless of your current skill level. The pace of lessons progress based upon your comfort and ability to master each skill set.

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Liquid N' Durance Masters

Liquid N' Durance Masters

Train SMARTER, swim FASTER and HAVE FUN! Liquid N’ Durance Masters swim practices are designed specifically for ADULT endurance athletes interested in improving stroke technique, speed & racing strategies. $10/drop in or $52/month unlimited

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Not Sure? Want to Meet with a Coach First?

Not Sure? Want to Meet with a Coach First?

For parents who aren't sure what lesson type or class level is most appropriate for their child, we offer first time clients an opportunity to schedule either a private Initial Consultation or participate in a Group Class Trial. Both are great options to make sure your child is in the appropriate level and that you feel comfortable with our coaches and program prior to making a commitment.  $10-$29

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Not Sure? Want to meet with a Coach first?

Not Sure? Want to meet with a Coach first?

For individuals who aren't sure what lesson type or class level is most appropriate for them, we offer first time clients an opportunity to schedule a private Initial Consultation with a coach. This is a great way to make sure you enroll in the appropriate class type and that you feel comfortable with our coaches and program prior to making a commitment.  $29

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