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SPRING 2014 CERTIFICATION CLASSES

All certification classes offered by the Student Recreation Center meet the standards for current American Red Cross Emergency Cardiovascular Care Guidelines.

In addition to the following classes, ask us about scheduling a First Aid/CPR session for your Student Group, Organization, or University Department. Call 303-492-5258 for more information.

Class Days Times Dates Location Fee(m/nm)
Community CPR/AED/FA Sat 9:00am-5:00pm 2/8 MPR C250 M: $75
NM: $90
Community CPR/AED/FA Sat 9:00am-5:00pm 3/8 MPR C250 M: $75
NM: $90
Community CPR/AED/FA Sat 9:00am-5:00pm 4/12 MPR C250 M: $75
NM: $90
Lifeguard Review Sat/Sun 9:00am-5:00pm 4/26 & 4/27 TBD

M: $90
NM: $115

Lifeguard Certification M/W/Sat 9:00am-5:00pm 5/10-5/17 TBD

M: $165
NM: $199

In partnership with CU Emergency Management, current CU students, faculty, and staff are eligible to receive CPR certification at the Rec Center for only $10. Contact Nicole LaRocque at nicole.larocque@colorado.edu prior to registering to take advantage of this offer.

Descriptions

 
CPR/AED/First Aid

This eight-hour Standard CPR/First Aid Course covers everything from burns and broken bones to choking and heart attacks. This is an extended course that includes adult, infant, and junior CPR and AED.

You must attend all classes to receive certification.

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Lifeguard Training -

This 32-hour course includes all the necessary Lifeguard Training material from the American Red Cross including certification in CPR for the professional rescuer and First Aid.

Prerequisites include:

  • Ability to swim 300 yards continuously, using the following strokes for 100 yards each: Freestyle / Breaststroke / Freestyle & Breast stroke combined.
  • Surface dive to a minimum depth of 7-10 feet and retrieve a 10-pound weight.
  • Swim 20 yards with a 10 lb. object using legs only.

Prerequisite swim test is administered at the first class. You must attend all classes to receive certification.

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