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Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course

Participants who successfully get hired on with Fort Knox Aquatics and work through Labor Day are eligible to be reimbursed for the course fee. 

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All classes will be held at Anderson Indoor Aquatics Center. Class size is limited to ten participants. 

All participants must pass the prerequisite skills evaluation, which will be held on the first day of class.

Prerequisite skills include:

  • 300 yard continuous swim (front crawl/breaststroke), demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing
  • two minute tread (using legs only)
  • a timed brick retrieval event

The timed event consists of swimming 20 yards, retrieving a 10 pound object from a depth of 7 - 10 feet, surfacing with the object, swimming back to the starting point on your back with your face at/near the surface and both hands on the object, and getting out of the pool with out the assistance of a ladder/steps, all within 1 minute, 40 seconds.

Recertification classes will be on the last day of each class. 

 

 

Cost

This class is from October 4 - 8 from 8:30am to 4pm

$150 per person for full certification classes

$75 per person for recertification classes

Participants who successfully get hired on with Fort Knox Aquatics and work though Labor Day are eligible to be reimbursed for the course fee. 

Refund is limited to $50 for either the Lifeguarding or Lifeguard review class if you do not pass the prerequisites. 

Registration Information

Register in person, or over the phone at (502) 624-6217.

Proof of age is required on the first day of class in order to verify eligibility. Must be 15 years old by the last scheduled day of class in order to participate. 

Program
Anderson Indoor Aquatics Center
  • Anderson Indoor Aquatics Center
  • Hours:
    Monday
    6:00am-8:00am
    Lap Swim
    9:45am-10:45am
    Water Aerobics
    11:00am-1:00pm
    Lap Swim
    1:00pm-7:00pm
    Recreational Swim
    Tuesday
    6:00am-8:00am
    Lap Swim
    9:45am-10:45am
    Water Aerobics
    11:00am-1:00pm
    Lap Swim
    1:00pm-7:00pm
    Recreational Swim
    Wednesday
    6:00am-8:00am
    Sap Swim
    9:45am-10:45am
    Water Aerobics
    11:00am-1:00pm
    Lap Swim
    1:00pm-7:00pm
    Recreational Swim
    Thursday
    6:00am-8:00am
    Lap Swim
    9:45am-10:45am
    Water Aerobics
    11:00am-1:00pm
    Lap Swim
    1:00pm-7:00pm
    Recreational Swim
    Friday
    6:00am-8:00am
    Lap Swim
    9:45am-10:45am
    Water Aerobics
    11:00am-1:00pm
    Lap Swim
    1:00pm-7:00pm
    Recreational Swim
    Saturday
    11:00am-7:00pm
    Recreational Swim
    Sunday
    12:00pm-5:00pm
    Recreational Swim