Lifeguard Certification Class

Water skills prerequisite testing Friday, June 11 at noon prior to registering for the class.

Recertification–Wednesday, June 16-Friday, June 18, 7:30-10:30 a.m.
New Certification–Monday, June 14-Friday, June 18 7:30-10:30 a.m.
AED / CPR Class 1 evening, 6-9 p.m. (To Be Announced–either Wed or Thur)

Candidates will need to be able to:

  1. Swim 300 yards continuously with either the breast stroke or American crawl, or a combination of both.
  2. Tread water with your hands in your armpits using just your legs for two minutes.
  3. swim 20 yards, surface dive 10 feet for a 10-pound brick, and while holding the brick with both hands, swim on our back only kicking to get to the wall where you need to exit the pool in under a minute and 40 seconds.

7 hours blended online learning also required.

Please contact Janelle Keeffer at City Hall or Pam Vanden Berg at the Galena Pool for registration or to answer any questions. Thank you!

If a candidate is hired to work at our pool, the class expense is eligible for reimbursement at the end of the summer.