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    Breckenridge Ski/Snowboarding Trip

    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM



    Escape to Breckenridge Ski Resort for two whole days of skiing and snowboarding in an authentic mining town!

    Fee: $215.00 (Cost includes: hotel room for 3 nights, and transportation)

    Lifeguard Instructor Course

    09:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    LGIInstructor candidates are trained to teach basic-level Lifeguarding, Waterfront Lifeguarding, Waterpark Lifeguarding and Shallow Water Attendant (all including first aid), Lifeguard Management, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Administering Emergency Oxygen, Bloodborne Pathogens Training: Preventing Disease Transmission and Basic Water Rescue courses. Instructor candidates will become familiar with GuardStart: Lifeguarding Tomorrow and the Water Safety presentations.


    • Lifeguard instructor candidates must be at least 17 years of age on or before the last scheduled day of the instructor course.
    • Candidates must possess a lifeguarding certificate issued within the past four years, and CPR/PRO certificate.
    • Candidates must successfully complete the precourse session:
    • Passing the precourse written exam with a score of 80 percent or higher for each of the three sections and demonstrating competency in the precourse skills and scenarios evaluation.
    • Swimming 300 yards continuous using the front crawl, breaststroke, or a combination of both.
    • Surface dive, retrieve a 10 pound brick, surface and swim 20 yards while carrying the brick in both hands within 1 minute and 40 seconds.
    • Demonstrate competency in ALL Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR skills.
    • Complete the online component.

    Course Cost:

    • 140.00
    • Online fee: $35.00

    Required Materials:

    • Materials can be purchased at the Aquatic Center or at the local Red Cross chapter.
    • Lifeguard Instructor Manual: $35.00+tax
    • Resuscitation Mask: $10.00 +tax


    • New Mexico State University Aquatic Center


    • December 15-19, 2014


    • 9am-12pm

    To Register:

    • Registration will begin one month prior to the class date, at the NMSU Aquatic Center.¬†Payment for course and course materials will be required on the first scheduled class after the successful completion of the prerequisites.