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Saturday, March 24, 2018


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Onondaga County Parks is offering an American Red Cross lifeguard training and certification course beginning on Saturday, March 24 at Jamesville-DeWitt Middle School.  The course is scheduled for the following dates:  

Saturday, March 24 – 11:30am – 2:30pm – Pre-Screen Evaluation and Start of Class.

Saturdays, April 7, April 14, May 5 – 8am – 2:30pm – Pool and Classroom

Saturday, May 12 – 8am – 10am – Finish Class and Written exam, 10am – 12:30pm – Skills Test


Candidates must attend all class sessions to receive the certification.

All course
participants must be at least 15 years of age prior to May 1, 2018 and must pass the pre-screening swimming skills evaluation, which will require students to complete a 550 meter swim (may use front crawl or breathstroke), a 2-minute water tread without use of hands, and additional timed skills evaluation. 

The
cost of the course $250.00 per student; checks are payable to “Onondaga County Parks”, and can be mailed to Oneida Shores Park, 9248 McKinley Ridge Road, Brewerton, NY  13029 or click here   to register & pay online.  Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be certified in First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguarding.

Lifeguard certified individuals have a great opportunity for summer employment
at either County Parks or other local pools and waterfront facilities in the area.  Throughout the summer, Onondaga County Parks operates two beach facilities located at Jamesville Beach Park in Jamesville and Oneida Shores Park in Brewerton.  Both beaches are open from Memorial Day through the end of August.  Onondaga County Parks will host a Lifeguard Evaluation on Saturday, May 12 for all certified guards interested in seeking summer employment.

Click here  to register & pay online. (Participants/Parents/Guardians will need to set up an account.)

Event Location

Jamesville-Dewitt Middle School
6280 Randall Road
Jamesville, NY 13078

Admission Info

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Event Contact

Gary Lopez
315-676-7366
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