National Lifeguards are
highly skilled and trained individuals. To become a lifeguard you
must be 16 years of age and have Bronze Cross and Standard First
Aid certifications. See the chart for the
A National Lifeguard has taken a minimum of 100 hours
of training. The National Lifeguard course itself is about
40-hours long and there are prerequisites (Bronze
Medallion, Bronze Cross, and Standard First Aid).
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