The Greatest Challenge: When tornadoes roared through our community December 11, 2021, the loss of lives and destruction of property created the greatest challenge our community has faced in modern time. This is our story of resiliency through the eyes of your City employees and other community leaders. Read Our Story

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Lifeguard Certification Course Registration

Date: March 10, 2023

Time: 7:30am - 5:00pm

Contact: Adam Butler

Location: 225 East Third Avenue Bowling Green, KY 42101

Description:

Lifeguard Certification Course

Registration is online at https://playbgpr.bgky.org 

Training Includes: Standard First Aid, CPR for Professional Rescuer and Lifeguard Training. 

Participants must:

  • Be 15 years old by last day of class
  • Swim 300 yards continuously using front crawl and breaststroke
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs
  • Swim 20 yards, retrieve a 10 pound object from 10 feet deep, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water within 1:40.

*Session I:  March 24 - March 26

*Session II:  April 14 - April 16

*Session III:  April 21 - April 23

*Session IV:  April 28 - April 30

Times/Location: Fridays: 6:00pm - 9:00pm @ BGHS Pool, Saturdays: 10:00 am-4:00 pm @ BGPR/BGHS Pool & Sundays 1:00 pm-6:00 pm @ BGHS Pool.  The participant must attend the entire weekend class.              

Fee:  $225 *Pre-registration is required-class includes online component that must be reviewed prior to class dates.

Fees are waived for waterpark employees. To apply for a waterpark position, please go to https://www.joinbgky.org/ or contact 270-393-3549 for more information.

 

Calendar: Russell Sims Aquatic Center

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