Frederick County Parks and Rec offers lifeguarding course

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Frederick County Parks and Recreation is helping to train new lifeguards.

The department is offering its Shallow Water Lifeguarding Certification course the first week in April. Those who complete the course will earn an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR, and AED for the professional rescuer. The certification is valid for 2 years.

Sessions will be held from 3 to 9 p.m. April 2-4 and 4 to 8 p.m. April 5 at Super Splasher Aquatics in Delco Plaza, Winchester

The course is designed for participants 15 and older. The cost is $325. The registration deadline is March 15. Details are available at the Parks and Recreation Facebook page.