Outdoor lifeguard training offered July 5-8

Certified lifeguards in immediate demand

DEARBORN – The city’s Recreation & Parks Department will offer a summer lifeguard class July 5 to 8 at Dunworth Pool in Levagood Park, 700 N. Silvery Lane.

The class, open to swimmers aged 15 and over, meets from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily with a 30-minute break each day for lunch. The cost of the class is $50, which includes all materials.

Participants must be able to swim 500 yards continuously (200 yards crawl, 100 yards breaststroke and 200 yards crawl or breaststroke) and swim 20 yards using crawl or breaststroke, submerge 7 to 10 feet and retrieve a 20-pound brick and swim 20 yards back.

Students successfully completing the course will receive an American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certificate and an American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certificate.

Register at Dunworth Pool. For further information, call 313-562-0215.