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Rec center to present three-day lifeguard course

By Staff | Apr 10, 2019

The Sanibel Recreation Center will offer an American Red Cross Lifeguard Course.

The classes will take place on April 12 from 3 to 8 p.m., April 13 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and April 14 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road.

Upon completion of the three-day course, participants will be certified in lifeguarding and first aid, as well as adult and pediatric CPR/AED for the professional rescuer.

The American Red Cross now offers course manuals online. Course material will not be provided; participants must print a copy of the manual or download it prior to the class beginning. For step-by-step instructions for downloading and printing the course manuals, contact the recreation center.

Cost is $210 for members and $275 for non-members.

Class size is limited; participants must be at least 15 to register and attend.

For swimming ability prerequisites, contact the center.

For more information, contact Aquatics Manager Tasha Maddix at Tasha.maddix@mysanibel.com.