Charger Aquatics is offering a lifeguarding course at the Albuquerque Academy Natatorium.
The class begins with an orientation in the natatorium on Sunday, February 16 (11 a.m.-noon). Please come to the orientation prepared to get in the water. Practical skills, in-pool skills, and testing will be Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, March 15, 2020 (9 a.m.-5 p.m.)
The second class begins with an orientation including swim test in the natatorium on Saturday, February 29 (4-5 p.m.). Please come to the orientation prepared to get in the water. Practical skills, in-pool skills and testing will be Saturday, April 25-26, 2020 (9 a.m.-5 p.m.)
The orientation includes a bit of paperwork and an explanation of the class, the online part of the course, and a water test. Please come to the orientation prepared to get in the water (bring a one-piece swimsuit and a towel). The water test includes: swim 300 yards continuously (freestyle AND breaststroke), tread water for two minutes without using hands, and swim to pick up a brick off the bottom of the pool (timed).
Students must be 15 years old by the last date of the class in order to participate.
Fee is $120.
Space is limited to 10 students per class. Please email Aimee Dunavant at email@example.com or call 858-8808 to reserve your spot.