Wellington Aquatics Complex To Host American Red Cross Lifeguard Class

The Wellington Aquatics Complex will host an American Red Cross lifeguard certification class during the month of July.

Learn the skills you need to score an amazing summer job or begin a fun and exciting career as a professional lifeguard.

The class teaches entry-level participants the expertise needed to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies, and to provide care until EMS personnel arrive.

Wellington’s lifeguard certification class will take place from Monday, July 1 through Friday July 5 (no class on Thursday, July 4) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, and participants must be able to attend all four class dates in order to complete the certification.

To register, participants must be at least 15 years of age, be able to swim 300 yards continuously and pick up a brick from a water depth of 10 feet. The registration fee is $235 and includes the lifeguarding course, certification and all new American Red Cross course materials.

To pre-register, visit the Wellington Aquatics Complex at 12072 W. Forest Hill Blvd. or call (561) 791-4770 for more information. Space is limited, so register today.

For more information about the Wellington Aquatics Complex, or summer swim lessons and programs, visit www.wellingtonfl.gov/aquatics.