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Asheboro to Host Lifeguard Training Classes This Spring

Pool lifeguards red rescue tube near swimming pool (hooyah808/Adobe Stock)

ASHEBORO N.C. (CITY OF ASHEBORO)– The Asheboro Cultural and Recreation Services Department is providing Blended Learning American Red Cross Lifeguard Training throughout the spring, in preparation for the summer. The cost of the classes are $225.00. Participants must meet and pass all prerequisites set by the American Red Cross. These include being a minimum age of 15, and being able to complete a 300 meter swim, the retrieval and return of a 10 pound object from an 8 foot depth, and a 2 minute tread without the use of hands. The training can be registered for online via the ACRS website, or in person.

Classes will be held on the following dates:

March 16th, 19th & 20th
April 7th, 12th & 13th
May 12th, 14th & 15th

All sessions are hybrid with some portions of class and learning taking place online. Individuals seeking employment are encouraged to submit an application to become an ACRS lifeguard. Applications can be found online or at the ACRS office on Sunset Avenue. For more information, please contact Jessica Kuebuafor at (336) 318-1075 or via e-mail at jkuebuafor@ci.asheboro.nc.us.