Weymouth Club

Red Cross Training

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American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

Weymouth Club is an American Red Cross of Massachusetts Bay Authorized Provider. ARC Lifeguard Training will teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course content and activities prepare participants to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drownings and injuries.
 
Prerequisites
  • Must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this course.
  • Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
  • Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds:
    1. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not
    allowed.  2. Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object. 3. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water. Exit.

Materials Needed

An American Red Cross Lifeguard Manual is required. All candidates are responsible for providing their own Participant Products/Materials. The candidate may use these in e-book format with a laptop or tablet (wi-fi available) or print the materials out themselves. A hyperlink to these materials is provided here: LINK TO LIFEGUARD MANUAL.

Upcoming Classes:

2014
Fri-Tue August 15-August 19
Fri-Tue September 19-September 23
Fri-Tue October 24-October 28
Fri-Tue November 14-November 18
Fri-Tue December 12-December 16

2015
Fri-Tue January 9-January 13
Fri-Tue February 20-February 24
Fri-Tue March 13-March 17
Fri-Tue April 17-April 21
Fri-Tue May 1-May 5
Fri-Tue May 29-June 2
Fri-Tue June 5-June 9
Fri-Tue June 26-June 30
Fri-Tue July 17-July 21
Fri-Tue August 14-August 18

Training Schedule
Friday - 5:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday - 9:00am-6:00pm
Sunday - 9:00am-6:00pm
Monday - 5:00pm-9:00pm
Tuesday - 5:00pm-9:00pm

Price:  Members $345
Non-Members $395

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Lifeguard Recertification

Prerequisites
  • Only individuals with a CURRENT Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED or Shallow Water Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certificate may participate in a review course.
  • Must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this course.
  • Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
  • Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds:
    1. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not
    allowed.  2. Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object. 3. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water. Exit.

Materials Needed

  • A Resuscitation Mask is required. If you do not have one, they are available for purchase for $15. 
  • A Manual for this class is not required but the candidate may use these in e-book format using a laptop or tablet (wi-fi available) or print the materials out themselves. A hyperlink to these materials is provided here: LINK TO LIFEGUARD MANUAL

Upcoming Classes: 
(9am until completion)

2014
Sunday September 14
Sunday October 19
Sunday November 23
Sunday December 21

2015
Sunday January 4
Sunday January 25
Sunday February 15
Sunday March 22
Sunday April 12
Sunday April 26
Saturday May 9
Sunday May 31
Sunday June 14
Sunday June 28
Sunday July 12
Sunday July 26
Sunday August 9


Price: Members $150

Non-Members $190

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Water Safety Instructor (WSI)

The purpose of the Water Safety Instructor course is to train candidates to teach water safety, including the basic water rescue course, six levels of the Learn to Swim, and Parent/Child Aquatics.

Prerequisites 

  • Candidates must be 16 years of age on or before the completion of the class 
  • Successfully demonstrate swimming the following strokes: Front Crawl (25 yards), Backstroke (25 yards), Breaststroke (25 yards), Sidestroke (25 yards), Butterfly (demonstrate)

Materials Needed:

An American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Manual is required. All candidates are responsible for providing their own Participant Products/Materials. The candidate may use these in e-book format with a laptop or tablet (wi-fi available) or print the materials out themselves. A hyperlink to these materials is provided here: LINK TO WSI MANUAL

Upcoming Classes:

1. October 4, 5, AND 18, 19
2. Januray 31, Feruary 1, 7, AND 8
3. March 7, 8, AND 21, 22
4. May 2, 3, AND 16, 17
5. June 6, 7, AND 13, 14

Training Schedule
Student must attend BOTH weekends of the course listed.
Saturday - 8:00am-4:00pm
Sunday - 8:00am-4:00pm

Price: Members $400
Non-Members $450

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Waterfront
The purpose of the Waterfront Class is to train candidates to lifeguard in an open body of water.  The certification is required at all beachfront lifeguarding facilities.

Upcoming Classes:
(9am until completion)

Sunday April 26, 2015
Sunday June 14, 2015
July 12, 2015

(Please contact the Aquatic Department if you do not see a class listed that fits your schedule. We may be able to create a course if there is enough demand.)

Price: Members $100
Non-Members $150

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CPR/AED/FIRST AID for the Professional Rescuer Challenge
Weymouth Club is an ARC of Mass Bay Authorized Provider. CPR/AED/First Aid Certifications are valid for 2 years.

Upcoming CPR Classes:

Thursday 5:30pm-9:30pm           Sunday 2:00pm-6:00pm
September 18, 2014 September 14, 2014 
October 2, 2014 October 19, 2014
November 13, 2014  November 23, 2014
December 11, 2014  December 21, 2014
January 8, 2015 January 4, 2015
February 5, 2015  January 25, 2015
March 5, 2015  February 15, 2015
April 2, 2015 March 22, 2015
May 14, 2015 April 12, 2015 
June 11, 2015  April 26, 2015 
July 9, 2015 May 9, 2015 (Saturday) 
August 20, 2015 May 31, 2015
  June 14, 2015 
  June 28, 2015
  July 12, 2015 
  July 26, 2015
  August 9, 2015 

Price: Members $85
Non-Members $100

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PLEASE CONTACT OUR AQUATICS DEPARTMENT WITH ANY QUESTIONS OR TO ENROLL IN A CLASS
Phone: 781.682.5883 E-Mail: pcullinan@weymouthclub.com