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Lifeguard Rookie School offered at Bicentennial Park Pool

By Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ Posted on April 26, 2017

Now is the time to sign up for the Lifeguard Rookie School at Bicentennial Park Pool. The hiring process for Lifeguards for Citrus County Parks & Recreation will begin with the Lifeguard Rookie School.

Candidates will be asked to demonstrate these swimming abilities during a skill session:

  • Swim 550 yards using either the front crawl stroke or breast stroke
  • Swim 20 yards, retrieve a 10 lb. brick from the bottom of the pool and swim back within 1 minute and 40 seconds
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using just your legs
  • Retrieve 3 diving rings 5 yards apart from the bottom of the pool

Upon successful completion of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Class, the final hiring process for Citrus County Parks & Recreation Lifeguards will begin.  As a Citrus County Parks & Recreation Lifeguard, the county will cover the cost of this Lifeguard Training.

The Citrus County Parks & Recreation Lifeguard Rookie School Schedule is May 1-5, 2017 from 3pm-8pm at Bicentennial Park Pool, 8145 W. Bicentennial Park Dr., Crystal River, FL 34429.

Please call (352)795-1478 to set up your appointment for a skill session April 24-28, 2017 between the hours 8am to 4pm, for an experience you will remember for a lifetime.

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