What we offer:

Lifeguard Certification Course

(LG)

Register now:
www.onlinesignup.org/mssu

Registration Deadline: 5/2/14
Course Dates/Times: May 15th (6p-10p)
                                   May 17th & 18th (9a-9p)

MSSU Faculty/Staff/Students: $225
MSSU Affiliates: $250
Community: $275
American Red Cross

This class will cover the American Red Cross Lifeguarding skills for certification.

  • Enrollees will participate in:
    -blended-learning through both on-line (prior to class start date) and classroom instruction (land & water)
    -skills tests
    -written exams
  • This course is open to the community, so please feel free to share this information.
  • Prices include access to required text(s), resuscitation mask, and certification cards.
  • Enrollees must pass a pre-test to participate. Pre-test will be held the first day of class.
  • Participants must attend all classes.
  • If lodging or special accommodations are needed for this course, please call 417-625-9533.
  • Lunch & dinner breaks will be taken on Saturday & Sunday
  • Participants must be at least 15 years of age and able to pass the per-requisite swim tests which include:
  • A 300-yards non-stop swim (demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing)(no time limit)
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs
  • Starting in water, swim out 20-yards; retrieve a 10-lb rubber brick from 7'-10'; swim back to starting point with both hands holding brick; place brick on deck; climb out of pool without using the ladder or steps (1:45 time limit)
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