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National Pool & Waterpark Lifeguard Training Course
Get ready for summer by preparing for a job that is both challenging and rewarding! At the completion of this course, successful lifeguard candidates are eligible to be fully licensed through the popular Jeff Ellis and Associates, Inc. program. This is the program used to train our award winning Des Plaines Park District staff!
Course includes water safety and rescue techniques, CPR, first aid, AED certification, and oxygen support training. Internet access is required in order to complete the book and test portion of this course prior to the class dates.
Prerequisites: 15 years of age or older before the course begins
• Tread water for 1 minute using legs only
• Swim 100 yards continuously, using front crawl or breast stroke
• Retrieve a 10 pound brick from a depth of 12 feet and swim to the side
Monday–Friday, June 7–June 11, 5:00–7:00pm
Saturday, June 12, 8:30am–noon
More About Iroquois Pool
Iroquois Pool is one of the most fun ways to cool off on a hot summer day. The deep end of the swimming pool is equipped with a diving board. Open in the summer seven days a week, weather permitting.