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Certification Programs

Future Rescuer Training

This program provides middle and high school aged students with aquatic safety certification, volunteer opportunities, and community service.
March 18-19

Lifeguard Certification
Certified Trainers will teach you the necessary Lifeguarding techniques using American Red Cross materials. Class will include certifications in Lifeguard Training and First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED Essentials, and Preventing Disease Transmission. Students must attend all classes, and pass written and practical exams to receive certification. Students will be provided with CPR masks. Must have a valid Recreation membership to register. Registration is non refundable as space is limited and participants cannot switch class dates.
March 5-7 (Friday 4-9, Sat/Sun 8a-5p)

March 15-17 (Monday-Wednesday 8a-4p)

April 9-11 (Friday 4-9, Sat/Sun 8a-5p)

Water Safety Instructor (WSI)

Certified trainers will instruct students in various methods of teaching all levels of swimming using American Red Cross techniques. Class includes a two year certification. A minimum of six students required. To receive certification students must attend all classes, pass a written exam, meet Level 4 Red Cross swim ability on front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, breast stroke and butterfly plus turn in all required work. Must have a Largo Recreation card.

***COVID 19 safety measures will be in place, symptom and temperature checks daily, PPE will be provided for all students, masks must be worn at all times, social distancing must be observed when not performing skills***