Altoona Campus Certification Programs

Includes First Aid and CPR/AED for Lifeguards. This will enable you to work at most pools. (15hrs)

Pre-course Requirements:

  1. Must be 15 years of age by the last day of the course.
  2. Must swim 300 yds (12 lengths) continuously. (Swimming on the back or side is not allowed)
  3. Must tread water for 2 mins using legs only, with hands tucked under the arms.
  4. Must complete this timed event:

In-water start: Swim 20 yds Breaststroke or Crawl Stroke – Surface dive in 7-10 ft of water to retrieve a 10 lb object – Return to starting point swimming on back, with both hands holding object – Exit water without using steps. Must be completed within 1m 40s. (Goggles are not allowed)

  1. Must attend every class and successfully pass all necessary written and practical tests.

Complete the add-on “Waterfront” module (3 hrs) at no extra cost. Includes additional skills and equipment training necessary for open water situations. This will enable you to work at Summer Camps, Rivers, lakes, multi-sport events, etc. Pre-course Requirements:

  1. Must be 15 years of age by the last day of the course.
  2. Must swim 550 yds (22 lengths) continuously. (Swimming on the back or side is not allowed)
  3. Must tread water for 2 mins using legs only, with hands tucked under the arms.
  4. Must complete this timed event:

In-water start: Swim 20 yds Breaststroke or Crawl Stroke – Surface dive in 7 – 10 ft of water to retrieve a 10 lb object – Return to starting point swimming on back, with both hands holding object – Exit water without using steps. Must be completed within 1m 40s. (Goggles are not allowed)

  1. Must swim 5 yds then submerge and retrieve 3 dive rings placed 5 yds apart, in 4-7 ft of water. Resurface, and swim 5 yds to the end of the pool. Total distance of 20 yds underwater. (Goggles are not allowed)
  1. Must attend every class, and successfully pass all necessary written and practical tests.

Snorkeling

Cost: $30 per person

Registration: February 24th.  Can register at the Diver Center or call 515-777-2751

Start date: April 4th 9:30-1:30pm

Email: stcdivecenter@yahoo.com

Scuba

Cost: $400 per person (Ages 10 and up)

Registration: February 24th.  Can register at the Diver Center or call 515-777-2751

Start date: April 4th 9:30-1:30pm (six week course)

Email: stcdivecenter@yahoo.com

*Mask, Fin and Snorkel are required for first class available at the STC Dive Center

**Text book is included

Lifeguarding Classes

Taught by Red Cross Certified Lifeguard Instructors

Before registering for ANY lessons, please be VERY CLEAR of the following conditions:

  • Our policy: We do not offer refunds or credit AFTER a course has begun.
  • Payment is required by the first day of the course.
  • MAXIMUM of 6 participants per Course.
  • Add-in “Waterfront” options (3hrs) upon request
  • Cost is $180 for the course (refunded if Campus employee)
  • *Pre Course work: there is 7 hours of online content that would need to be complete before the in class training.
  • Please contact Seirra Johnson: sjohnson@altoonacampus.com for all questions regarding certifications.

Dates

March 6, 7, 8

  • Friday: 6PM-9PM
  • Saturday: 8AM-5PM
  • Sunday: 8AM-5PM
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April 24, 25, 26

  • Friday: 6PM-9PM
  • Saturday: 8AM-5PM
  • Sunday: 8AM-5PM
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May 1, 2, 3

  • Friday: 6PM-9PM
  • Saturday: 8AM-5PM
  • Sunday: 8AM-5PM
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May 8, 9, 10

  • Friday: 6PM-9PM
  • Saturday: 8AM-5PM
  • Sunday: 8AM-5PM
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