Lifeguard Training

SUNY Delhi offers several opportunities for students to become certified as Lifeguards and Water Safety Instructors. In addition to the for credit courses offered through the college, non-credit bearing courses in waterfront lifeguarding are also offered by our staff.

Waterfront Lifeguard Training

  • DATE: April 3, 2017 – May 17, 2017
  • Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM!
  • No class during Spring Break or Monday April 17th

CLASSES TIME AND DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

RED CROSS includes: Waterfront Lifeguarding Training, AED, First Aid, & CPR-FPR.

ATTENDANCE AT ALL SESSIONS FOR THE CLASS IS MANDATORY: NO EXCEPTIONS

Prerequisites:

  • Minimum age of 15
  • Swim 550 yard continuously: 200 front crawl, 200 Breaststroke &150 either
  • Starting in the shallow water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10lb object, return to surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps within 1 minute 40 seconds
  • Swim 5 yards, submerge and retrieve three dive rings placed 5 yards apart in 4-7 feet of water, resurface and swim 5 yards to the side of the pool
  • Tread water for 2 minutes - legs only
  • Class size limited - NOTE: CLASS MINIMUM OF SIX.
  • Certification Requirements:
  • Demonstrate competency in all required skills and activities
  • Demonstrate competency in the three final skill scenariosCorrectly answer at least 80% on all the written tests

Cost: ($270 SUBJECT TO CHANGE) PAYABLE TO SUNY DELHI POOL. A $45.00 NON-REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT IS REQUIRED AT REGISTRATION. THE REMAINDER OF THE FEE IS DUE THE SECOND DAY OF CLASS. COURSE OUTLINES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE POOL. Phone number (607)-746-4263

REGISTRATION FORM

Schedule:

Date Time Skill
4/3 6 - 9pm Pre-test
4/5 6 - 9pm Professional Lifeguard & Facility Safety
4/17 6 - 9pm Facility Safety, Patron Surveillance & Injury Prevention
4/19 6 - 9pm Injury Prevention & Rescue Skills - Part 1
4/24 6 - 9pm Rescue Skills - Part 2
4/26 6 - 9pm Before Providing Care, Victim Assessment & Breathing Emergencies
5/1 6 - 9pm Cardiac Emergencies & Using and Automated External Defibrillator
5/3 6 - 9pm First Aid
5/9 6 - 9pm Head, Neck & Spinal Injuries in the Water
5/10 6 - 9pm Review
5/15 6 - 9pm Final Written Exam & Final Scenarios
5/17 4 - 9pm Waterfront

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUNY Delhi offers both Lifeguarding (PEDH 164) and Water Safety Instructor (PEDH 165) as a credit bearing courses in both the fall and spring semesters each academic year. More information about these courses may be found in the college catalog.