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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Junior Lifeguard Camp

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Capture Your Teen's Attention This Summer with Junior Lifeguard Camp

The City of Inverness will offer the American Red Cross Junior Lifeguard Camp at Whispering Pines City Park Aquatic Facility. The camp will be offered on July 22nd through July 26th  from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Registration for the camp is now being accepted. The fee is $75.00 and must be paid at the time of registration. Students must be between the ages of 11 and 14. Class is limited to 12 students, so call now.

The course will teach water safety and introduce students  the duties and responsibilities of a lifeguard. This course will not will not certify anyone to be a lifeguard, but will build the foundation needed to prepare students for the American Red Cross Lifeguard Course. 

In order to participate in the course,children must possess some prerequisite skills, for safety:   (the skills test will be conducted on the first day of class) 

  • Candidates must be able to swim 25 yards (one length of the pool) using the front-crawl   
  • Candidates must be able to swim to a depth of 10 ft. and retrieve an object 
  •  Candidates must be able to tread water for 1 minute in a depth of 10 ft. 

Registration is now open at the Whispering Pines City Park Pool Complex. For more information, please contact Whispering Pines City Park Pool at (352)726-1995.

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