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Lifeguard Instructor

Lifeguard Instructor Courses

Club BYLG offers group training for individuals aiming to become American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructors.  Host facilities may contact Backyard Lifeguards to set up a full 24-hour course.

In-Person LGI Review Courses

Any current Lifeguarding Instructor wishing to maintain LGI certification must complete BOTH an online update and an in-person LGI Review course every two years.  More detailed requirements for LGIs can be found on American Red Cross Instructor’s Corner.

All candidates that successfully demonstrate American Red Cross Lifeguarding skills to the objective will be issued a Lifeguarding certificate valid for two years.  All candidates that successfully demonstrate American Red Cross Lifeguarding skills to the standard will be issued both a Lifeguarding certificate and a Lifeguarding Instructor certificate valid for two years.

All candidates must bring to class:

  • Copy of current Lifeguard and Instructor certificates
  • Hard copy of 2017 LGI manual
  • Completed Written Tests – Lifeguard and CPR test, self-graded
  • Adult & Infant CPR mask and practice valve – Any candidate will be unable to complete the review course without his/her own pocket mask and valve.  Masks will be available for purchase for $15 at the course location.
  • Swimsuit, towel, and goggles – (Females, please wear one-piece suits only)
  • Snacks and water bottle – Some facilities may not have vending machines

Additional Information and Registration:

  • Course fee $90
  • Minimum class size 4 participants; maximum 8 per Instructor Trainer *
    * Backyard Lifeguards reserves the right to cancel courses with fewer than 4 participants.  
  • Candidates must make online payment at least one week prior to course date in order to secure registration.
  • Registered participants will receive a confirmation email and waiver to be completed prior to the first class session.

Cancellation Policy:

Once registered,  failure to complete any portion of the course, or failure to successfully demonstrate the knowledge and skills required of the training level and course for which the participant is enrolled, may result in dismissal from the course, or in no certificate issued, without full or partial refund.  Opportunities to transfer registration to a future course may be available pending availability and at the discretion of Backyard Lifeguards.

Scheduled Course Dates, Times, and Locations:

WINTER / SPRING 2018

Saturday, March 17, 2018 / 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Westminster Christian Academy – Chesterfield, MO
CANCELLED DUE TO LOW ENROLLMENT

Additional class dates, times, and locations to be posted shortly.

 

PAST COURSES

Saturday, February 24, 2018 / 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Westminster Christian Academy – Chesterfield, MO
COMPLETED – Certificates were sent on February 27, 2018

Sunday, January 28, 2018 / 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Bridgeton Recreation Center – Bridgeton, MO
COMPLETED – Certificates were sent on February 05, 2018

Sunday, December 17, 2017 / 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Washington University Athletic Complex – University City, MO
COMPLETED – certificates were emailed before December 22

Saturday, December 16, 2017 / 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
The Centre of Rolla – Rolla, MO
COMPLETED – certificates were emailed before December 22

Sunday, December 10, 2017 / 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sedalia Middle School – Sedalia, MO
COMPLETED – certificates were emailed before December 15

Saturday, December 09, 2017 / 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Westminster Christian Academy – Creve Coeur, MO
COMPLETED – certificates were emailed before December 15

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