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Aquatic Safety Training


This course will train you to be certified in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, CPR for Professional Rescuer and First Aid. This course includes a pre-course check, which will test the students' swimming proficiency. The successful candidate will be able to swim 300 meters (100 front crawl, 100 breaststroke, 100 either front crawl or breaststroke), and swim 20 yards (free or breast) surface dive to 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, and swim 20 yards back to starting position with the object. Attendance is required at ALL sessions in order to be certified. Certification for Lifeguard Training and First Aid remains current for 3 years, CPR for 1 year. Students MUST be 15 years old by the last day of the course. Proof of age is required at the first class.


Pool Operator


This course will prepare the student to take the Montgomery County Pool Operators test. Students must be at least 17 years of age. The student must attend all classes. Classes are held at MCRD Building, 4010 Randolph Rd. in the theater. The second class of each session will be held at the Martin Luther King Jr. Indoor Swim Center. Note: The student must apply to the Department of Health and Human Services for the County Pool Operators License. For further information call 240-777-6860.


Trainer Courses


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Water Safety Training


This course will certify you in CPR/FPR/AED (for lifeguarding). Participants should be CURRENTLY lifeguard certified by the American Red Cross. Registrants need to bring their own pocket mask and lifeguarding textbook. Pocket masks are available for $15.