The Selah Aquatic Center is hosting lifeguard training classes that will have you certified as a Red Cross Lifeguard!

Minimum Requirements

  • Be age 15 by the last class.

  • Pass the swim pre-test:  swim 300 yards (crawl stroke/freestyle and/or breaststroke), swim 20 yards, retrieve a 10 pound brick from the deep end, and swim back holding brick at surface level with both hands in under 1 minute 20 seconds, tread water 2 minutes with no hands.

  • Complete the Online portion of the class: For the blended learning lifeguard training courses proof of online completion must be shown at first in-person class.

  • Attend all in-person sessions: Lifeguards must show maturity in decisions and responsibility in actions.  All classes must be attended and lifeguard candidates must be prepared for each session.

  • Pass the written test with 80% or better: One of the written tests is included in the online portion, the other is taken after the completion f the in-person water test.  Only two chances to pass this test will be available.  A study guide will be available prior to testing day.

  • Pass the in-water scenario tests: Each scenario must be passed in order to pass the lifeguard training course.  Two attempts are allowed for each scenario.  

Class dates:

  • Classes for Spring have concluded.  Please email selahaquaticcenter.org to be put on a wait list for our next class.

Renewal class for lifeguards with UNEXPIRED Certifications:

  • Classes for Spring have concluded.  Please email selahaquaticcenter.org to be put on a wait list for our next class.

TO REGISTER:   Contact Aimee Ozanich, Aquatics Director at 509-901-1838 for more information.

 

Questions? Contact Aimee Ozanich, Aquatics Director, 901-1838 for more information.