By Staff –
Certified lifeguards may qualify for summer lifeguarding jobs within the city Rec Department.
The clases will take place at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Feb. 6 through March 1, during the following two sessions:
- Session 1, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, March 6 through May 3 (no class April 3 or 5), and
- Session 2, 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., weekdays, from May 7 through May 11; and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 12.
The classes will be offered free of charge to all high school students in the Rochester City School District, although participants wil be required to purchase a pocket mask, and the accompanying training textbook for $50.
High school students living outside the city may participate for a registration fee of $75.
The classes will also be open to adults age 18 or over, regardless of residency; however, those individuals will be required to pay a registration fee of $125.
The city is encouraging pre-registration since space is limited.
Former lifeguards seeking re-certification must also attend a series of three classes.
Two re-certification sessions will be offered at the Adams Street R-Center, 85 Adams St., from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 15 through Thursday, May 17; or 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 22 through Thursday, May 24. The registration fee for lifeguard re-certification is $75.
Visit http://www.cityofrochester.gov/lifeguard, or call (585) 428-7456 for additional information regarding the classes, or to register.