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WE 146 - Advanced Swimming and Lifeguarding

Credits: 1
Contact Hours: 2
Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

College Level Prerequisites: None
Description: Participants will learn advanced swimming techniques through intense training while earning certification as an American Red Cross Lifeguard. Recommended Skills: Be 15 years of age by the last day of the course Swim 300 yards continuously using the following strokes: 100 yards of the front crawl using rhythmic breathing and a stabilizing propellant kick 100 yards of the breaststroke 100 yards of the front crawl and/or the breaststroke Swim 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 12 feet, retrieve a 10 pound object, and swim 20 yards back to the starting point in under 1 minute 40 seconds. Tread water for two minutes only using your legs.

Department Consent: Wellness
General Education Distribution Category Met: Wellness

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