Lifeguard training during spring break

DOWNEY - The city of Downey Community Services department will offer an American Red Cross lifeguard certification course during spring break, April 13-17, at the Downey Aquatic Center at Downey High School.The course will be offered each day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The certified instruction will provide the necessary minimum skills training for a person to qualify to serve as a non-surf lifeguard. Participants must be at least 15 years old on or before the beginning of the course and show proof of age at registration. Students will receive certificates of completion on the final day of class if they pass both the written and physical testing. The fee for the week is $105, which includes a training book, pocket mask and certification card. Register at the Community Services department inside City Hall. For more information, call (562) 904-7238. ********** Published: January 30, 2009 - Volume 7 - Issue 41