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Lifeguard Training Programs

2016 Lifeguard Training classes begin in February 2016!

The City of Folsom offers 2 different trainings.  If you are planning on working at the Folsom Aquatic Center during the 2016 summer then you will need to enroll in one of the two Ellis Lifeguard training programs offered in the Spring of 2016.  The class serves as an informal interview.  The sooner you get trained the sooner you can be offered a position with the City and establish your summer schedule. 

If you are not planning on working at the Folsom Aquatic Center then you should enroll in one of the two American Red Cross Training classes.

Contact Chad Gunter at 355-8319 for more information.  To register for either program call 355-8318 or 355-7285.

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

Get a jump of Lifeguard Training for the 2016 summer season! 

American Red Cross Lifeguard training will provide you with the certification needed to work as a lifeguard.  Requirements for course:  300yd swim, retrieval of a 10lb brick in 7ft of water.  Fee includes all books and materials.  Participants required to pass swim test on first day of class: 300 yard swim, and brick retrieval.   Bring swim suit and change of clothes every class day.  Please arrive 10 minutes prior to start of each class.  This is a "blended" learning course combining practical water work and on-line training.  The on-line training will require the participant to register for an on-line course from the American Red Cross. 
Contact:     Scott Seeba, 916-351-3362 

Ages:        15+

Dates:       10/23 - 10/25
                 Friday        5pm - 9pm
                 Saturday    9am - 5pm
                 Sunday      9am - 5pm

Fee:          $175

Location:  Folsom Aquatic Center

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