L I F E G U A R D I N G C O U R S ES MAY AND JUNE 2021
Tuckahoe Recreation Club is now offering Lifeguarding Courses for members and non-members.
Class 1: May 21 to May 23, 2021 (Friday 5:00 p.m. – 9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
Class 2: June 4 to June 6, 2021 (Friday 5:00 p.m. – 9 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)
Plus 7 Total Hours of Required eLearning Prior to First Class
Tuckahoe Recreation Club-1814 Great Falls Street McLean, VA 22101
Instructor: Chris McPhaul
Club Members: $225.00
TRC Members have priority registration until May 18, 2021. Then non-members will be able to register online after May 18th.
IMPORTANT: Space is limited—registration is on a first-come, first-served basis with
Prerequisites: ~ Skill will be evaluated during the first class and one must complete in order
1. Be 15 years of age;
2. Swim 300 yards continuously, using the front crawl, breastroke or a combination of both–
swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.
3. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.
4. Swim 20 yards using, surface dive 7–10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the
surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water within 1
minute, 40 seconds. Swim goggles are not allowed.
Participants who successfully complete the Lifeguarding course receive an American Red
Cross certificate for Lifeguarding /First Aid/CPR/AED, valid for 2 years. To earn these
certifications, participants must: (1) attend and participate in all sessions; (2) pass final
written exams each with grade of 80% or better; (3) demonstrate competency in all required
NOTE: Please bring a lunch, as we will not have time to leave the facility. Be sure to bring
water bottles, warm sweats (we will be in and out of the water) and at least 2 towels.
For more information contact Tuckahoe Recreation Club
703-356-1205 or e-mail Chris McPhaul at firstname.lastname@example.org