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Lifeguard Review Course

Lifeguard Review Course

 

All lifeguards need to take a review course every two years.

Shaker High School will be offering the course on May 14, 2022 from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. or Saturday, May 21 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The course fee will be $125 and you must pre-register for the course by May 11  for May 14 and by May 18  for May 21, 2022.  There will be a cut off of 20 participants, so register ASAP. Make checks payable to the Shaker High School.

Lifeguard Review Course 2022 Registration Form

Certification Requirements

  • Pass 2 written tests with a minimum grade of 80% or better.
  • Successfully complete four final skill scenarios
  • Successfully perform all critical skills

You must show that you are currently certified in Lifeguarding/CPR/FA/AED. If not, you will have to sign up for a full lifeguarding course. Bring proof of your certification, book and mask to the review course. As of February 2017, the course has been updated. Please go to www.redcross.org and look at the changes. Please note: there are several major changes. Study your CPR/AED/First Aid material as well. The current book has review pages.

If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Kippen or email at mkippen@ncolonie.org.

CPR for the Professional Rescuer/AED/FA Challenge Course

If you are a lifeguard and want to keep your certification current, you must update your CPR for the Professional Rescuer/AED/First Aid card every year. Even though it says it is good for two years, NYS requires a yearly update.

The course will be offered on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 from 2:30–5:50 p.m. in H 3 & 4 gym.

The registration form needs to be completed by Thursday, May 26th, 2022.  You must Pre-Register, we will not accept registration forms after this date due to new policies from the Red Cross. Click here for the 2022 CPRAEDFA Registration Form..

The cost for CPR/AED is $75

You will also need your own pocket mask. The test material is based upon the book issued 2017.  You can also purchase a mask online at Red Cross Store.  Many students are failing the written exam, STUDY, you need to pass the written with an 80 or better.

If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Kippen or email mkippen@ncolonie.org.