Lifeguarding & Certifications

  • Swim Instructor
  • Professional Rescuer
  • Lifeguard Training
  • Lifeguard Instructor Training

SWIM INSTRUCTOR TRAINING 2021

 
 

Orem City has developed an in house training program for instructors wanting to be a part of our learn to swim aquatics programs. This course will include instruction in water safety, stoke mechanics, stroke progression and coaching fundamentals. Instructors will experience hands on training through practice teaching scenarios. For more information contact aquatics coordinator Missy Bahr at mmbahr@orem.org

SESSION
DATES
DAYS
TIME
AGE
FEE
1April 5 -9To be announcedTo be announced15+$165
2April 17 & 24Sat10 AM - 4 PM15+$165
 

CPR FOR THE PROFESSIONAL RESCUER

This course consists on online course work provided by the American Red Cross that must be completed in the week before the in person skill session and test day. This course is recommended for medical professionals, lifeguards, aerobics/fitness sports instructors and public and private safety security employees. This course covers, recognizing and caring for breathing and cardiac emergencies for adults, children and infants; two rescuer CPR; use of a resuscitation mask (pocket mask), and bag-valve mask. Also familiarizes participants with the use of an Automated External Defibrillation device for victims of sudden cardiac arrest.

 

Classes offered by request only. To request a class, contact Chad Barth at 801-229-7159.


 

CPR FOR THE PROFESSIONAL RESCUER RE-CERTIFICATION

CPR certifications expire annually! This is a new addition to our community safety courses and allows those current in American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer to renew their certification. This is a renewal course only and no review will be given! To achieve re-certification, participants must pass a written exam and successfully demonstrate all skills pertaining to their certification. Refunds will not be issued for failed attempts. Participants may attempt re-certification as often as their current certification remains valid. Participants are required to bring their own pocket-masks; gloves will be provided. For more information, please contact Chad Barth at 801-229-7159.

 

Classes offered by request only. To request a class, contact Chad Barth at 801-229-7159.


 

2021 LIFEGUARD TRAINING

Class space is limited and early registration is strongly suggested! Certification is available upon the completion of the course (28 hours, 100% attendance required). The course materials are included in the cost of the class and will be provided on the first day of the course. A skills test is given on the first day of class (class fee refunds minus the $25 non-refundable fee are given to those who fail this test). Participants must pass all written and skills tests to receive certification. CPR and First Aid certifications are included in this course. Participants must be at least 15 years of age by the last class session. Proof of age is required and verified at the beginning of the course. All classroom portions will be held at the Orem Friendship Center (93 North 400 East) water skills will be held at the Orem Family Fitness Center (580 West Center Street) in Orem, Specific course schedules will be distributed on the first night of class.  For more information, please contact Chad Barth at crbarth@orem.org.

Participants age 16 and older will receive an offer of employment after successful complete of the course, as well as have the course fee refunded after a probationary employment period.

 
SESSION
DATES
DAYS
TIME
AGE
FEE
1Jan 25th – Feb 4thM-TH6-10pm 15+ $165
2Feb 9 – Feb 27T, TH, Sat6-10pm (Sat 8am-Noon)15+$165
3Feb 22nd – Mar 12thM,W,F6-10pm15+$165
4Mar 6 – Mar 27Sat9am – 3pm15+$165
5Apr 5 – 9 (Spring Break)M-F9am – 3pm15+$165
6Apr 12 – 22M-TH6-10pm15+$165
7Apr 26 – May 14M,W,F6-10pm15+$165
8June 15 - July 8T, TH5pm-9pm15+$165

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2021 LIFEGUARD INSTRUCTOR TRAINING LGI

This course will prepare you to teach Lifeguard Training to prospective lifeguards. It also offers instructor-level training in the following course modules: AED Essentials, Oxygen Administration, Lifeguard Management, Preventing Disease Transmission and Basic Water Rescue. Participants must be at least 17 years of age (proof required) by the last scheduled day of the instructor course. Participants must successfully complete Lifeguarding Instructor Pre-Test (first day of the course) of all skills and knowledge learned in Lifeguarding courses

 
Session Dates Days Time AgeFee
1Jan 20 – Feb 4 M – TH6-10 PM 17+$165

 

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