Lifeguard classes to begin

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The Hilliker Y hosts a pretest assessment for candidates for lifeguard classes from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 8.

Various qualifications must be met and include at least 15 years of age, able to swim 300 yards continuously with rhythmic breathing, treat water continuously for a timed event, surface dive to a depth of seven to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound brick then swim back to a starting point and exit the water without a ladder or steps within 1 minute 40 seconds.

Contact Debbie Sheehan at 592-9622 to sign up and for more information about the classes which are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 9; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 21 and 23 and from 5 to 9 p.m. Jan. 9. All classes must be attended. The cost of $200 for member and $250 for non-members is refundable upon hire plus 80 lifeguard hours worked at the Hilliker Y.

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