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Posted on: June 25, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Wellington Aquatics Complex to Host American Red Cross Lifeguard Class

Female Lifeguard watching over Wellington Aquatics Complex pool

The Wellington Aquatics Complex will host an American Red Cross Lifeguard certification class during the month of July. Learn the skills you need to score an amazing summer job or begin a fun and exciting career as a professional Lifeguard! This class teaches entry-level participants the expertise needed to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies, and to provide care until EMS personnel arrive.

Wellington’s lifeguard certification class will take place on the following dates (there is no class on Thursday, July 4th):

  • Monday, July 1st
  • Tuesday, July 2nd
  • Wednesday, July 3rd
  • Friday, July 5th

The class will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day and participants must be able to attend all four class dates in order to complete the certification. To register, participants must be at least 15 years of age, be able to swim 300 yards continuously and pick up a brick from a water depth of 10 feet. The registration fee is $235 and includes the lifeguarding course, certification and all new American Red Cross course materials.

To pre-register, visit the Wellington Aquatics Complex at 12072 Forest Hill Boulevard or call (561) 791-4770 for more information. Space is limited, so register today!

For more information on the Wellington Aquatics Complex, or summer swim lessons and programs, visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/Aquatics.

As another way to stay informed on the latest news and updates from the Village, residents are invited to sign up for Wellington information and updates at www.wellingtonfl.gov/enews.

For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch WellingtonTV for the latest happenings.

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