Apr 15, 2021  
Fitchburg State University 2013-14 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2013-14 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EXSS 1500 - Lifeguarding


3 cr. 3 hr. This course may be offered less than once every two years.

The Lifeguarding course is designed to teach lifeguards the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Upon successful completion of the course, students can earn American Red Cross certification in Lifeguard Training. First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescuer.

Prerequisite(s): Swim 500 yards continuously using the following strokes: 200 yards of front crawl, 100 yards breastroke, 200 yards mixture of front crawl or breastroke. Swim 20 yards using the front crawl or breastroke surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10 pound object, surface and swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object completed.



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