The PADI Open Water Diver Course is the world’s most popular scuba course, and has introduced millions of people to the adventurous diving lifestyle. The fun part about this course is… well, just about all of it, because learning to dive is incredible. You breathe underwater for the first time (something you’ll never forget) and learn what you need to know to become a certified diver. During the course, you’ll make pool dives and four dives at local dive sites under the supervision of your Eugene Skin Divers PADI Instructor.
The first weekend will consist of 4 classroom sessions and 4 pool sessions at the Greater Toledo Pool. The following weekend will consist of 4 open water dives (2 each day).
Required Personal Gear: mask, snorkel and fins
Cost of the course: $425.00
Age: 10 and up
Course limit: 12 people
Registration: Call the Greater Toledo Pool (541) 336-3181 Ext. 1
We offer lifeguard as well as CPR/First Aid and AED for the professional rescuer. Call us at (541) 336-3181 Ext. 1 or contact us today for more information.
American Red Cross Blended Learning Lifeguard Course at: The Greater Toledo Pool
When: February 19th – 21st 2021 | Time: 8 am – 5 pm
Course Fee: $ 200.00(Free if you are hired by the Greater Toledo Pool Recreation District)
This is a blended learning lifeguard class through online courses and in person training. This course will consist of:
ARC Lifeguarding a 2-year Certification
ARC CPR, First-Aid and AED for the Professional Rescuer a 2-year Certification
Participants must be at least 16 years of age by the completion of the course, and pass a pre-course swimming test which includes:
Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but, swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used for this portion of the swim.
Tread water for 2 minutes, using legs only.
Complete a timed event within 1 minute 40 seconds. Starting on the deck, swim 20 yards, surface dive, feet or head-first, to a depth of 7 – 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object. Return to the surface and swim back 20 yards on the back to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to breath. Candidates should not swim the distance underwater. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps. Goggles are NOT allowed.
This is a blended learning course. You will first need to complete the online portion by going to https://www.redcrosslearning.com/course/73031950-15c1-11e7b4e0-51657ecd06af prior to the start of the course. The practical portion of the class runs over the course of three days: Please bring lunch /snacks. Women must wear 1-piece swim suits, men must wear board shorts. Several towels and a change of clothes are strongly recommended.
For more information or to register please contact us.
Completion of this course does not guarantee employment by the Greater Toledo Pool Recreation District.