Jr. Guards & Swim Instructors

Are you younger than 16 years?
Like swimming?
Want job training around a pool?
Need work experience?

Basic Water Rescue

Ages 16 and up

Basic Water Rescue is designed to provide individuals such as public safety personnel, aquatic fitness instructors and aquatic therapists, with information and skills necessary to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies. This course will also prepare individuals for aquatic emergencies by teaching them how to protect themselves while assisting others.

Dates:

Sat • 5/24 • 8:00 am-12:00 pm
Sat • 5/31 • 8:00 am-12:00 pm
Sat • 6/7 • 8:00 am-12:00 pm

Location: Redding Aquatic Center (RAC)
Fee: $32

TopJunior Lifeguard

Ages 11-15

Participants of this 5 day Junior Academy program will receive a foundation of knowledge including:

Students must bring nutritious snacks, lunch, water bottle and all study materials daily. Junior lifeguard and junior swim instructor students must wear solid red one piece swim suit or swim trunks.

Note: Junior Lifeguard students who have successfully completed the first year of Junior Lifeguard Academy training will be invited to register for advanced academy training sessions.

Dates:
M-F • 6/16 – 6/20 • 9:00 am-5:15 pm
M-F • 6/30 – 7/4 • 9:00 am-5:15 pm
M-F • 7/21 – 7/25 • 9:00 am-5:15 pm
M-F • 7/28 – 8/1 • 9:00 am-5:15 pm
M-F • 8/11 – 8/15 • 9:00 am-5:15 pm

Location: Redding Aquatic Center
Fee: $150 includes training materials, swimming les- sons, t-shirt, hat and whistle for work experience.

Junior Swim Instructor

The five day program is designed for participants 14-15 years of age and must gain work experience from a minimum of one 2-week swim session. In this class, participants will receive first hand experience teaching swim lessons. Monday-Friday from 9:00 am-5:15 pm.

Geared at preparing students for future job opportunities as a Water Safety Instructor.

Dates:
M-F • 7/7-7/11 • 9:00 am-5:15 pm
M-F • 7/28-8/1 • 9:00 am-5:15 pm

Location: Redding Aquatic Center
Fee: $150

Summer Adventure's Junior Counselor Training

Ages 13-18

Summer Adventures Junior Counselor training is a service learning program for teens that enjoy helping children learn and have fun in a safe environment. The program offers fun, interactive workshops, games and activities designed to prepare teens to volunteer and/or work in a camp environment.
The training will include certifications in:

Training may also include child development, safety, conflict resolution, body language, planning and leading games, therapeutic recreation awareness and job interview skills. Participants will have opportunities to plan activities and practice their new skills with campers in Summer Adventures.

Dates:
M-F • 6/23-6/27 • 8:00 am-4:00 pm
M-F • 7/14-7/18 • 8:00 am-4:00 pm

Note: Please bring lunch and water each day.
Location: Caldwell Recreation Center
Fee: $150

GUARD
TRAINING SCHEDULE
June 16-20 June 23-27 June 30-
July 4
July
7-11
July 14-18 July 21-25 July 28-Aug.1 Aug 4-6 Aug 11-15
Junior Counselor Training
11-15 years
 
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Junior Lifeguard
11-15 years
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Junior Swim Instructor
14-15 years
     
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