Wilmington Recreation Department Promotes Upcoming Lifeguard Training Course

WILMINGTON, MA —  The Wilmington Recreation Department hires lifeguards to work at the Town Beach at Silver Lake every summer (must be at least 16 to apply).  The Department recently posted information on an upcoming Lifeguard Training Course happening locally.  The information can be found below or HERE.  The course registration form can be found HERE.

LIFEGUARD TRAINING COURSE

Includes: CPR for the professional rescuer
First Aid and Lifeguard training

Prerequisites:

  • Must be 15 years of age by completion of the course
  • Must be able to swim 300 yards using the Breast stroke & Front Crawl or 550 yards if you want to certify in waterfront
  • Must be able to swim carrying a 10 pound brick
  • Must be able to tread water with different kicks using no arms

**This must be done prior to first class* *Please make appointment**

Where: James L. McKeowen Boys & Girls Club
One Charles Gardner Ln
Woburn, MA 01801
Pool Area – Front Entrance

When: Sundays Only – February 21st – March 13th (poolside)
4:00 – 8:00 PM (class times may vary by 30 minutes)

Cost: $230 for the course
(Check made payable to “James L McKeowen Boys & Girls Club”)

Pre-purchase: http://www.redcrossstore.org/item/655735
Pocket Mask – any CPR Barrier is allowed
(We sell pocket/keychain for $6.00 each – Cash Only)
Lifeguard Manual – approx $34.99 (download option available/free)

For more information, please contact Jill Branley at jillbranley@hotmail.com or at 978-604-0516.

(NOTE: The above information was provided by the Wilmington Recreation Department.)

Like Wilmington Apple on Facebook.  Follow Wilmington Apple on Twitter. Subscribe to Wilmington Apple’s daily email newsletter HERE.  Got a comment, question, photo, press release, or news tip? Email wilmingtonapple@gmail.com.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s