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Water is life's mater and matrix, mother and medium  __Susan Terry

POOL / BAYFRONT LIFEGUARD TRAINING PROGRAMS
2024

Southampton

SVOR is a RED CROSS PROVIDER

2024 COURSE SCHEDULE (TBD)
(It will most likely be in March, May & August)

Dates Coming Soon

(A minimum of 3 people is required to run this course)

(Must attend all classes to complete this course)

Call to Register (631) 488-0474

Red Cross Lifeguard Training & Certification Course
REQUIREMENTS

Participants must:

  • Be 15 years of age by the last day of class 

  • Pool Lifeguards:

    • swim 300 yards continuously (front crawl & breaststroke - min 100 yards each) 

    • Perform the diving brick test within 1 minute 40 seconds

      • Swim 20 yards

      • Surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet

      • Retrieve the 10 lb diving brick

      • swim back to the starting point using legs only 

      • exit the water without using a ladder or steps

    • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.

  • Bayfront / Waterfront Lifeguards:

    • Swim 550 yards continuously (front crawl & breast stroke - min 200 yards crawl, 100 yards breaststroke each)  

    • Perform the diving brick test within 1 minute 40 seconds

      • Swim 20 yards

      • Surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet

      • Retrieve the 10 lb diving brick

      • swim back to the starting point using legs only 

      • exit the water without using a ladder or steps 

    • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.

    • Swim 5 yards, submerge and retrieve three dive rings placed 5 yards apart in 4 to 7 feet of water, resurface and continue to swim another 5 yards to complete the skill sequence 2 min.

INITIAL EVALUATIONS - SWIMMING SKILL LEVEL

Initial Evaluations take place on the student’s first day, at the start of the Lifeguard Training class – Participants must be evaluated for swimming skills before beginning this Training.

BLENDED LEARNING: There is online material you are responsible to read & review.

All Blended learning must be completed before the course begins:  

Once you sign up, you will get a link to the Blended Learning

 

COURSE: Lifeguard Course, online material (Blended Learning) + 1 CPR / AED with First Aid class                                        

To inquire about additional make-up classes, or if you have any questions or concerns

Contact: Chief Alex King (631) 488-0474

CPR - Red Cross CPR IS part of this Lifeguard course 

*to complete the course you must come to 1 Red Cross CPR certification class

LOCATION:  Masonic Lodge

40 Main Street, Southampton (downstairs)

All SVOR Members can also sign up for any SVOR CPR class  without taking the Red Cross LG course - CPR DATES COMING SOON

 

All Lifeguards in NY must certify ANNUALLY for CPR 

If you are looking to get certified please call or email - we may have a class that is not on the website

WE BELIEVE THAT EVERYONE SHOULD SWIM!

PLEASE FEEL CONTACT US  IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS

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