REGISTRATION FORM

Download the form below, complete and send to ktrue@verdurefitness.com
  • CPR and Babysitter Training have a MINIMUM of 3 participants, if a class does not have enough participants you will be moved to the next class.
  • Lifeguard, Lifeguard Recertification and Water Safety Instructor classes have a MINIMUM of 6 participants, if a class does not have enough participants you will be moved to the next class.
  • You must attend all class meetings, participate in all skill sessions and activities, and demonstrate competency in all observable skills in order to receive a certificate from the American Red Cross.
  • If you have any questions please contact Katy True, Aquatics Director at 806-803-8088 or ktrue@verdurefitness.com.

AMERICAN RED CROSS CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

BABYSITTER TRAINING with PEDIATRIC CPR/AED and First Aid:

For participants ages 11-15 years old, to provide youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants to develop leadership skills; learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others daft and help children behave; and learn about basic child care and basic first aid. Participants will also become certified in Pediatric CPR/AED and First Aid (2-year certification). Materials given to each participant include Babysitter Training participant set, CPR breathing barrier (pediatric), CPR breathing barrier key chain, first aid supplies.

ADULT, CHILD AND INFANT CPR/AED & FIRST AID:

For participants ages 11 and older, the primary purpose of the American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program is to help participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies. The courses in this program teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill person and to decide whether advanced medical care is needed.

This class is a blended learning class meaning portions of the class will be done online at home prior to class meeting. Participants MUST complete the online course before participating in the skill session. The online portion feathers simulation learning, that provides and engaging online experience where learners respond to real-world emergencies by going on “missions”. These missions take place in a variety of settings – from the office cubicle to the factory floor to the school cafeteria. In early missions, a narrator provides extensive direction and feedback to support learner’s actions, while in later missions, learners are challenged to practice with less assistance – building their confidence and knowledge prior to attending the in-person skill session. A link to the online portion of the class will be sent to the email associated with the registration form within 24 hours of signing up for the class. Participants will be certified in Adult, Child and Infant CPR/AED as well as First Aid (2-year certification). Materials given to each participant include CPR/AED & First Aid Manual, CPR breathing barrier, CPR breathing barrier key chain, first aid supplies.

 

LIFEGUARD TRAINING – Shallow Water

For those 15 and older, the purpose of the Shallow Water Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level shallow water lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills needed to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies in shallow water up to 5-feet deep and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services personnel take over. This program offers a choice of Shallow Water Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED courses to meet the various training needs of a diverse audience.

This class is a blended learning class meaning portions of the class will be done online at home prior to class meeting. A link to the online portion of the class will be sent to the email associated with the registration form within 24 hours of signing up for the class. A total of 7 hours of eLearning will be required and MUST completed before participating in the skill session. At the first-class meeting date, you will be required to complete the following:

  1. Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. You may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both, but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.
  2. Tread water for 2 minutes, using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
  3. Complete a timed event within 50 seconds:
    • Starting in the water swim 20 yards using the front crawl or breaststroke. Your face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed.
    • Submerge to a depth of 4 to 5 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
    • Return to the surface and walk or swim 20 yards to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object at the surface of the water.
    • Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

Certification requirements participants must attend the entire course and participate in all class sessions. Actively participate in all course activities, including assuming various roles during scenarios. Demonstrate competency in all required skills. Pass the final skills scenarios. Successfully pass final written exams with a minimum grade of 80%. Successful completion of all requirements participants will receive Shallow Water Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (2-year certification). Materials given to each participant include Lifeguarding Manual, Bloodborne Pathogen Training Fact and Skill Sheet, Lifeguard Deluxe package (CPR breathing barrier, Fanny Pack First Aid Kit, Water Bottle, Lanyard with Whistle, Mesh Equipment Bag), CPR breathing barrier key chain, first aid supplies.

LIFEGUARD RECERTIFICATION TRAINING:

For participants 15 and older, the primary purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Recertification course is to provide lifeguard participants who hold a current certification or has expired within 30 days of the start of the first day of class. The knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illness until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over will be tested.

At the first-class meeting date, you will be required to complete the following:

  1. Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. You may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both, but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.
  2. Tread water for 2 minutes, using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
  3. Complete a timed event within 50 seconds:
    • Starting in the water swim 20 yards using the front crawl or breaststroke. Your face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed.
    • Submerge to a depth of 4 to 5 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
    • Return to the surface and walk or swim 20 yards to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object at the surface of the water.
    • Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

Certification requirements participants must attend the entire course and participate in all class sessions. Actively participate in all course activities, including assuming various roles during scenarios. Demonstrate competency in all required skills. Pass the final skills scenarios. Successfully pass final written exams with a minimum grade of 80%. Successful completion of all requirements participants will receive Shallow Water Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (2-year certification).

WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR TRAINING:

For participants 16 and older, the primary purpose of this instructor course is to train instructor candidates to teach courses and presentations in the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Program including Parent and Child Aquatics, Preschool Aquatics, Learn-to-Swim, Adult Swim, Private Lessons, Water Safety Courses (including Safety Training for Swim Coaches) and Water Safety Presentations.

This class is a blended learning class meaning portions of the class will be done online at home prior to class meeting. A link to the online portion of the class will be sent to the email associated with the registration form within 24 hours of signing up for the class. A total of 7 hours of eLearning will be required and MUST completed before participating in the skill session. Demonstrate the ability to perform the following swimming skills:

  1. Swim the following strokes consistent with the Stroke Performance charts, Level 4:

 

  1. Front Crawl – 25 yards
  2. Back Crawl – 25 yards
  3. Breaststroke – 25 yards
  4. Elementary Backstroke – 25 yards
  5. Sidestroke – 25 yards
  6. Butterfly – 15 yards

 

  1. Maintain position on back for 1 minute in deep water
  2. Tread water for 1 minute

Certification requirements participants must attend the entire course and participate in all class sessions. Actively participate in all course activities, including the required practice teaching assignments. Demonstrate competency in all required skills. Pass the final skills scenarios. Successfully pass final written exams with a minimum grade of 80%. Successful completion of all requirements participants will receive American Red Cross certificate for Water Safety Instructor (2-year certification). Materials given to each participant include American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor’s Manual and Swimming and Water Safety.