Aquatics - Adult



Adult Learn to Swim - Beginners

Designed for Non-Swimming Adults who would like to learn how to swim. The classes are geared to teaching elementary skills such as breathing, front crawl and breaststroke, and water survival skills such as floating and getting out of the pool unassisted.

 

There is a significant need to teach adults to swim on Nantucket.  Nationally, over 37% of the adult population cannot swim.



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Nantucket Community Pool
Indoor Pool
16 - &up TBD 5/7 - 5/30 Tu Th 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM $75.00 View

Lifeguard Training

The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies.  The course content and activities prepare participants to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drowning and injuries.  Class is limited to 10 participants. The course prerequisites include participants must be 15 years of age on or before the final scheduled session of this course, swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing, using front crawl and breaststroke, tread water for 2-minutes using only legs and a retrieval of an 10-pound object in 7-10 feet of water with two 20 yard swims in 1 minute, 40 seconds.  During each class, participants should be prepared to go in the water and have the appropriate swimming attire.  Enrollment does not guarantee
certification
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Completion of the course will require 100% attendance, performing 3 exit skills scenarios and scoring 80% or higher on the written test.  Upon successful completion of the Lifeguarding course, each participant will receive an American Red Cross Universal Certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED which is valid for 2 years. 



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Nantucket Community Pool
Indoor Pool
15 - &up Pignato 5/13 - 5/22 Mo Tu We Th 06:30 PM - 09:30 PM $425.00 View
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Nantucket Community Pool
Indoor Pool
15 - &up Pignato 6/10 - 6/19 Mo We 06:30 PM - 09:30 PM $425.00 View

Lifeguard Training - Re certification Course

This is a recertification option for currently certified lifeguards.  Review skills include water rescues, CPR for the Professional Rescuer and first aid. The course incorporates a blended learning format with online training sessions, classroom skills and water rescue activities.  Per Red Cross guidelines, only currently certified Lifeguards may take the Review course. If any certifications have expired, you have a 30 day window to take a Review course if not,you must take the full Lifeguard Course. The Red Cross is no longer allowing Lifeguards to challenge the course. 

Lifeguard Recertification participants must provide proof of valid Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer certifications and pass the precourse: swim 300 yards (12 lengths of a 25 yard pool) without stopping using front crawl and breaststroke, tread water for 2 minutes using legs only, and retrieve a 10-lb brick from 7 feet deep and swim 20 yards with the weight, using legs only and exit the water without using a ladder or steps within 1 minute 40 seconds.  Enrollment does not guarantee certification.

Upon successful completion of the Lifeguarding course, each participant will receive an American Red Cross Universal Certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED which is valid for 2 years. 



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Nantucket Community Pool
Indoor Pool
15 - &up Pignato 5/28 - 5/30 Tu We Th 03:00 PM - 05:30 PM $125.00 View