FREE SWIM LESSONS FOR PVUSD STUDENTS AGES 7-11 YEARS OLD
All skill levels welcome. This immersive swim lesson program includes physical fitness improvement, swimming technique education on land and in water, with the goal to prepare our participants for competitive swimming. Registration is now open and can be completed at 231 Union Street in Watsonville. Please bring proof that student attends a PVUSD school such as school I.D. or report card at time of registration.
This is an online and in-person course. The primary purpose of the American Red Cross (ARC) Blended Lifeguarding Course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries, and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over.
ARC Lifeguard Certification Training Prerequisites:
Must be at least 15 years of age by course completion
Must successfully pass the pre-course assessment on the first course date, which required you to:
Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing using both front crawl and breaststroke.
Without using goggles, surface dive in 7-10 feet water depth to retrieve a 10-lb object, return to the surface and swim 20 years on back, all within 1 minute and 40 seconds.