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LIFEGUARD TRAINING REVIEW

Please Review All Information before Continuing to the Registration Website.

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CLASS DETAILS:
Enrollment confirmation is done by paying by credit card (Discover, Visa and Mastercard) at the time of registration. Please talk to your parents before you start the registration process.

  • This course includes CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers/Health Care Provider and BBP Training. You do not need to register for a separate CPR/AED course.
  • Students are required to attend all class dates and times listed for the session.
  • Students must arrive 10 minutes early before each scheduled class
  • Students are required to bring their pocket mask and the 2012 American Red Cross Lifeguard Training book. You may purchase a new pocket mask $10 and LG book for $20 at the class.

Eligibility for Lifeguard Review Class:

  • You must have taken Lifeguard Training in the last 3 years (must be within 1 year of your expiration date) and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer/Health Care Provider within the last 2 years(must be within 1 year of your expiration date) to be able to participate in the LG review class.

AMERICAN RED CROSS PREREQUISITES:   (performed during the first hour of class)

  • Swim 300 yards continuously (non-stop)using either breast stroke or front crawl. Swimming must have coordinated arm and leg motion with rhythmic breathing. Arms should come out of the water during the front crawl.
  • Tread water in the deep end of the pool for 2 minutes using only the legs.
  • Swim 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10 pound object, return to the surface, and swim 20 yards face up (on your back)back to the starting point holding the object with two hands in under 1 minute and 40 seconds. Time stops when the brick is put on the deck and participant exits the water onto the deck without using a ladder/stairs.

ITEMS PROVIDED BY GHPM:

  • American Red Cross certification (if individual passes all ARC requirements) for CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers/Health Care Providers, LG Training/FA and Blood-borne Pathogens.  An email from the American Red Cross will arrive about three weeks from the last day of class with a link to your certificate.

ITEMS NEEDED FOR CLASSES:

  • One piece bathing suit, towels, change of clothes
  • 2012 Lifeguard Training book
  • CPR pocket mask
  • Pen or pencil, and notebook for notes.
  • Lunch/snacks/drinks.

LUNCHES AND BREAKS:

  • Lunch Breaks: PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT ALL STUDENTS MUST BRING LUNCH EACH DAY. STUDENTS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO LEAVE THE CLASS TO PURCHASE LUNCH.
  • Breaks: There will be small 5 to 10 minute breaks throughout the class.

REGISTRATION STEPS:   To view the list of classes and register, click on the link at the bottom of this page.

FEES:  If you have applied or attended an orientation with GHPMI for the 2016 season, you may pay the employee fee. All others will pay the non-employee fee.

GHPM EMPLOYEES:  If you have never purchased anything through our online store, follow directions on the home page to create an account. If you set up your account last year-use your log in and password from last year.

To complete the registration process, you must enter credit card (visa, master card or discover) information and you will be emailed a registration receipt and confirmation letter. There is a $2.00 convenience fee on all credit card transactions.

Credit card payment will ensure your spot in the class, but if you want to pay by check or payment plan, please email training@greaterhoustonpool.com.

To pay by check– Do not continue the registration process through the website. Use the email above to request the registration form. We will email a registration form designed for check payments. You can always come by the GHPMI office in Cypress to register and pay (check, money order, cash) for any class.

EMPLOYEE NOTE:  Register and take your training as soon as possible to help ensure you get assigned to work at the facility of your choice.

NON-GHPM EMPLOYEES*:  Follow directions on website from the link at the bottom of the page to create an account. To complete the registration process, you must enter credit card (visa, master card or discover) information and you will be emailed a registration receipt and confirmation letter.  Non-Employees are required to pay by credit card. There is a $2.00 convenience fee on all credit card transactions.

*If a non-employee pays the employee rate they will not be issued their certificate until the non-employee rate is paid in full.

CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY: Cancellations with a refund request, made in writing (email) at least one (1) week before the first day of class will receive a refund less 25% administrative fee. All cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing to training@greaterhoustonpool.com

Participants who are not able to pass the prerequisites of a class and then request a refund will be refunded only 75% of the original amount paid; an administrative fee of 25% will be deducted from the refund. These students can practice and return to another class at no charge.

Credit card payments will be credited back to the same card. Credit card refunds will take approximately two (2) weeks to process. Cash, money order and check payments will be refunded by check, and will take approximately four (4) weeks to process.  No cash refunds will be issued.

Refunds will not be given if the class starts and you do not show up.

There will be no refund for any other circumstance. This includes not passing the final written test, skill scenarios or being asked to leave the class due to distracting behavior.

TRANSFER TO ANOTHER CLASS: To transfer (72 hours prior to the original scheduled class) to another class date the request must be in writing, email training@greaterhoustonpool.com.  Transfer requests may not always be granted depending on the size of the classes. Classes fill on a first come first serve basis.

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