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Events

    Apr19
    Climbing 201 Trip

    09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

    Participants in Climbing 101 will travel to the local Rough and Readies to learn basic knots, rope handling techniques, protection and belaying systems. They will also learn climbing movement techniques associated with outdoor sport climbing. Participants must have passed the NMSU belay test prior to the trip.

    Cost: $10.00

    Sign up at the NMSU Outdoor Center room 108!


    Apr20
    Water Safety Instructor Course

    04:00 PM - 07:00 PM

    The Water Safety Instructor Course focuses on training instructor candidates to teach courses in the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program by developing their understanding of how to use the course materials, how to conduct training sessions, and how to evaluate participants’ progress.

    Prerequisites:

    • Must be at least 16 years of age on or before the final scheduled session of the course.
    • Must complete 25 yards of each: front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke.
    • Must butterfly for 15 yards.
    • Maintain position on back one minute in deep water.
    • Tread water for one minute.
    • Successfully complete the pre-course session.

    Cost: $115.00

    Online Fee: $35.00

    Location: NMSU Aquatic Center

    Registration begins one month prior to class at the NMSU Aquatic Center.


    Apr24
    Backpacking 201 Trip

    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

    Backpacking 201 is a two day course in the White Mountain Wilderness and will take a beginning backpacker to the next level of outdoor skills and independence. The trip involves intermediate terrain covering increased mileage and elevation. This course builds on your basic backpacking experience and introduces additional skills such as water purification and map and compass use. Sign up and be ready to put some miles on those hiking boots!

    Cost: $32.00

    Sign up at the NMSU Outdoor Center room 108!


    May11
    Lifeguard Training Course

    04:00 PM - 07:00 PM

    This blended learning course is designed to teach individuals the skill sand knowledge required in order to develop effective lifeguarding systems at swimming pools. Course participants will learn what it takes to be a professional lifeguard by learning: job responsibilities, patron surveillance skills, rescue skills, and first aid/cpr/aed skills.

    Prerequisites:

    • Swim 300 yards continuously, demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke, or a combination of both.
    • Tread water for two minutes.
    • Swim 20 yards and retrieve a 10 pound object in one minute and 40 seconds.

    Cost: $115.00

    Online Fee: $35.00

    Location: NMSU Aquatic Center

    Registration will be conducted one month prior to the class at the NMSU Aquatic Center.