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LIFEGUARDING COURSE OFFERS TRAINING FOR BEGINNERS

Released: 03/23/2004

<p>LSU Alexandria Continuing Education offers several non-credit water, certification and exam prep courses each semester. In April, Continuing Education is offering a course for those interested in being lifeguards of the future. <p/> <p>GuardStart: Lifeguarding Tomorrow is for 6th through 8th graders who want beginning lifeguard training. Taught by Denise Evans, an American Red Cross certified instructor, this course will be held on Wednesday, April 14, from 12 until 4 p.m. The four-hour course is based on a program for youth that provides a foundation of aquatic and leadership knowledge, attitudes, and skills for future successful completion of the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course. The $50 course fee includes a beginner lifeguard kit. <p/> <p>Pre-registration with payment of fees is required for all courses. Additional information and a registration form, is available online at continuinged.lsua.edu. To contact LSU Alexandria Continuing Education, call (318) 473-6495 or send e-mail learn@lsua.edu. <p/>