Lifeguard Training Available In Palm Bay

By  //  December 29, 2012

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For Anyone Age 15 Or Older

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BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – Valuable life-saving lessons will be par for the course soon in Palm Bay.

The Palm Bay Aquatic Center will offer a lifeguard training class starting Dec. 31. (Shutterstock image)

Starting Dec. 31, the Palm Bay Aquatic Center will offer a Lifeguard Training Course starting Dec. 31.

The center is at 420 Community College Parkway, just south of the Brevard Community College Campus in Palm Bay.

Class dates and times are from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 31, and from 10 a.m. tom 6 p.m. Jan. 2, 3, and 4.

The cost is $160 and must be paid upon successful completion of a skills test on Dec. 31.

Class size is limited and pre-registration is recommended.

Interested candidates must be 15 years of age, able to swim 300 yards nonstop (freestyle and breaststroke), swim 20 yards, pick up a 10-pound object and return to the start point in 1 minute, 40 seconds and tread water with legs only for 2 minutes.

This activity is sponsored by Brevard County Parks and Recreation Department.

For more information, call the aquatic center at 321-952-2232.