Register today for the Lifeguard Training Class

A Certified Lifeguard Training Class will be offered beginning Monday, Feb. 18. Classes meet for one week, Monday through Friday, 4-9 p.m. at the Blacksburg Aquatic Center.

Lifeguard candidates will learn the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Students must attend all class sessions, demonstrate competency in all required skills and activities, demonstrate competency in the three final skill scenarios and correctly answer 80% of the questions on the final written exam.

This class is open to those 15 years and older. The fee for the class is $215 for town residents and $225 for non-residents.

For more information, contact Charles Horton at 540-443-1122. To register, visit www.blacksburg.gov/recreation.