Grades 11-12. Semester. Instructor approval.
This course is offered to students who are interested in developing leadership skills within an aquatic educational environment. Junior/Senior year students will go through a semester of training in rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid and CPR/AED, swim lesson teaching strategies and other skills you need to work as a professional lifeguard, and/or swim lesson instructor. A strong emphasis is placed upon the development of responsibility for self and others, leadership skills, peer teaching and aquatic safety. This class will also award dual credit pending approval through College of DuPage in the amount of 2 credit hours. CPR, First Aid and lifeguard certifications can be received by passing certification tests at the end of the class. A course fee will be charged.