StarGuard Lifeguard Training
SPRING 2024 DATES COMING SOON!
Thank you for your interest in Litchfield Park Recreation Center's StarGuard Lifeguarding course!
The course will be held at:
Litchfield Park Recreation Center
100 S Old Litchfield Rd.
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
Participants who pass the class will receive a lifeguard certification through StarGuard Elite and a CPR for the professional rescuer certification through the American Safety and Health Institute.
Requirements: Participants MUST be at least 15 years old to enroll in class and successfully complete all aspects of the prerequisite testing. Daily attendance is mandatory. If the participant fails the prerequisites test, they will not be allowed to complete the course. A refund will not be issued.
Prerequisite Testing (held on the first day of class):
- Swim 50 yards with head above the water
- Swim 50 yards with a rescue tube
- Tread water for 1 minute without use of hands
- Retrieve a 10 lb. brick at a depth of 12 feet
StarGuard Junior Lifeguard
This an introduction course to basic aquatic lifesaving and first aid for minors seeking to learn more about becoming a Lifeguard. The program provides guidance, challenges, and activities to participants between the ages of 10 to 15 who are interested in furthering their experience in lifeguarding. Interested participants are not required to have any background in basic lifesaving or first aid, however, participants are encouraged to be comfortable in the water and have basic swim skills.
JUNIOR LIFEGUARDING WILL RESUME IN JULY 2024