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Frostburg State University Will Offer Lifeguard Certification

An American Red Cross lifeguard certification class will be offered through Frostburg State University’s Activities for Life from Thursday, April 28, through Saturday, April 30, and Sunday, May 1, through Monday, May 2, in the Cordts Physical Education Center swimming pool and in room 110-1.

Lifeguard students are required to have strong swimming skills and should be proficient in the front crawl (freestyle), sidestroke and breaststroke. They should also be able to complete a series of prerequisites, including a 300-yard continuous swim using front crawl and breaststroke; two minutes of treading water using only legs; and the following activities in sequence – a 20-yard swim, a feet-first surface dive, a brick retrieval from 12 feet, a swim back to poolside and an exit from the water. Participants must be at least 15 years old.

The class will be held at the following times: April 28, 6 to 9 p.m.; April 29, 5 to 9 p.m.; April 30, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; May 1, noon to 6 p.m.; and May 2, 5 to 9 p.m. Justin Anderson will be the instructor.

Space is limited. Refunds will not be given.

For more information and registration, contact Amy Nazelrod at 301-687-7934 or

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, call 301-687-4102 or use a Voice Relay Operator at 1-800-735-2258.


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Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

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