For Class Information for City of Temple Employee Candidates please call 254.298.5930
1. You must be able to swim 300yds, nonstop, only using the front-crawl and the breast-stroke. (Goggles are suggested for this part)
2. You must be able to swim 20yds, dive 10-12ft to retrieve a 10lb brick, and swim 20 yards back holding the brick with both hands in 1:40. (Sorry, no more goggles)
3. You must be able to tread water for 2 minutes without the use of your hands.
4. You need to have a valid, working email account with access to the internet in order to complete the Blended Learning
$200 for the standard Red Cross Certification, good for 2 years.
$55 for the Site Specific Red Cross Certification, good for 1 year and only with the City of Temple.*
*you must apply with the City of Temple to be eligible for the Site Specific Certification
Once you preregister for the course, you will be emailed a link that will take you to the online portion of the class. Expect this to take around eight hours to complete. You will need to provide a course completion certificate at the beginning of your Lifeguarding course in order to continue. Please bring a swim suit, towel, plenty of water and snacks for the day.