Lifeguard Training 

July 27-30, 2017

Start: Thursday, July 27th by 6 pm

End: Noon on Sunday, July 30th

This will be a Red Cross blended course which includes a 7.5 hour online course which you will need to do prior to arriving at camp and a 19 hour practical skills portion at Camp Li-Lo-Li!
See more information on the website.

You must be 15 years or older to participate!

In order to participate, you need to register online no later than June 27th and you must contact Betsy McIntee at [email protected] to confirm your place and to receive more information regarding the online portion.

Prerequisite Skills

Certain skills are required prior to joining the lifeguard training. These are:

  • Must be able to swim 550 yards continuously using the front crawl and breaststroke. Your whip kick must be efficient.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only your legs.
  • Complete a timed event within 1 minute 40 seconds.
  • Start in the water, swim 20 yards – goggles not allowed!
  • Surface dive to the bottom of the pool and retrieve a 10 lb brick.
  • Return to the surface, swim 20 yards on the back to the starting point with both hands holding the object.
  • Exit the water without using the ladder or stairs.
  • Swim 5 yards, submerge and retrieve three dive rings placed five yards apart.