Aquatic Leadership Camp
POOL: H. Spurgeon Cherry "Westside" Pool located at 1001 NW 31st Drive.
Splash into Fun and Safety!
The purpose of the City of Gainesville’s Lifeguard Program is to increase self-confidence and promote safe behavior in the aquatic environment. Throughout the course campers will learn a wide range of skills including first-aid, CPR and rescue techniques. The program will encourage campers to take on leadership roles as well as challenge them mentally and physically. Besides learning the primary responsibilities of a lifeguard this course is action packed with fun activities, games and free swim!
Fees: City Residents: $87.00 / Non-City Residents: $ 130.50.
Proof of residency (GRU Bill or Voter ID card) is required at time of registration.
Prices effective Oct. 1, 2017.
|Session 1: June 12-16
||ShandsCair and Depot park
|Session 2: June 19-23
||Poe Springs and FWC lecture
|Session 3: June 26-30
|| Teaching swimming
|Session 4: July 10-14
|| Daytona Lagoon ($25 fee)
|Session 5: July 17-21
|Session 6: July 24-28
||Depot Park and Northeast Pool
Campers attending the Aquatics Ambassador Program must be able to swim and complete the following tasks BEFORE the first day of camp!
- 100 yard swim
- 1 minute unaided float
- Retrieval of a 10 pound brick from 8- 10 feet of water
All campers are required to bring their own lunch, snacks, goggles, sunscreen, tennis shoes, socks, towel and swimsuit.
Denim shorts or cut-offs are not allowed to be worn in the water. Due to the nature of the camp, it is required that all female participants wear a one-piece swimsuit.
Campers will have the opportunity to earn certification in CPR/First Aid but not in Lifeguarding or AED. Campers will receive a certificate of completion.
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