The City of Knoxville Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to provide American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Courses this spring. This program provides candidates the opportunity to learn the knowledge and skill to safely recognize, prevent ,and respond to emergencies in or around bodies of water.
Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR/PR valid for 2 years.
STEPS TO COMPLETE COURSE:
1. Register for course - If unsure of swimming skill, attend free practice sessions prior to registration.
2. Successfully complete pre-course swimming skill test. *Must pass to remain in course
3. Complete ALL online training modules prior to start of the in-person sessions. **Must be completed online prior to attending In-person sessions.
4. Participate in and complete ALL In-person Skill Sessions.
PRE-TEST: (location below)
Pre-test for each course will occur on Monday evening, on the week their course is set to begin. Students with scheduled practice sessions may complete their pre-course early to begin work on the online modules.
1. Tread water - 2 min
2. Brick Retrieval in deep water
3. 300-Yard swim
FREE PRACTICE SESSIONS are available to all registered or interested students. Sessions are free, encouraged, and can be attended multiple times to build endurance through practice swimming and pre-course skill coaching with instructors. Sessions are open Monday and Wednesday afternoons in April, from 5pm to 6:30pm. Students must confirm prior to attending with Randy Love by phone at 865.525.9080 or email at email@example.com.
Once registered students will receive an email that includes a course letter with a link and instructions on how to begin the online training modules.
Students failing to pass pre-course swim test are not permitted to continue in the course.*No Refunds Allowed
$150 payable to City Knoxville
Elmer Brine Pool at the South Knoxville Recreation Center, 522 Maryville Pk. 37920
Friday - 5:30 pm to 9 pm
Saturday 9am to 6 pm
Sunday 1 pm to 6 pm
Overall Spots Available: 6
Online Spots: 6
In Person Spots: 6
Resident Spots: 6
Non-Resident Spots: 6
Activity Dates, Days, Times:
Start Date: Fri, 04/16/2021
End Date: Sun, 04/18/2021
Days/Times: Sun 01:00 PM - 06:00 PM, Fri 05:00 PM - 09:00 PM, Sat 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Number Of Sessions:
Class will not meet on: