Life Guard / CPR / AED / First Aid Clinic

In preparation for our upcoming camps we are offering lifeguard training for those interested.  Housing and food will be provided once you arrive.  You will be responsible for your own transportation, lodging, and meals to and from this certification course.  If you are interested in participating in this training program please contact us by email at lyc@lcg.org.  Space is limited so please sign up soon!

Meals, accommodations, and local transportation from Thursday night thru Monday afternoon will be provided by LYC and local brethren.

Dates:

  • CPR / AED/ First Aid – Friday, June 3
  • Lifeguard – Friday, June 3 – Monday, June 6

Location:

Evergreen Keeter Retreat
3660 County Road 3600
Hawkins, TX 75765

Prerequisites:

CPR/First Aid:

  • None

Lifeguard:

  • Be at least 15 years of age on or before the final scheduled session of the course.
  • Must be able to swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke, or a combination of both, but swimming on the back is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.
  • Must be able to tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
  • Must be able to complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds:
    • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed.
    • Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
    • Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to breathe. Candidates should not swim the distance under water. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

Cost of Certifications:

CPR/ First Aid:

  • FREE if donating your services to LYC for a minimum of 2 years.
  • $30 for all others

Life Guard:

  • FREE if donating your services to LYC for a minimum of 2 years.
  • $60 for all others