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Rookie Lifeguard Course

Rookie LifeguardWhat is Rookie Lifeguards?

Rookies is a great way for kids to learn lifesaving skills while having fun and keeping fit at the same time.

Rookies is the perfect training ground for our lifeguards of the future and also provides opportunities to get into lifesaving competitions.

Rookies is a lifesaving club for children.  It is aimed at 8-12 year olds to provide a fun and safe way to learn lifesaving skills and water safety.  It is a natural progression from formal swimming lessons and is now integrated in the ASA’s National Plan for teaching  swimming.

Children can join at any age from 8 upwards and progress through the Bronze, Silver and Gold levels.

Each stage is roughly 1 school term and a pupil can enter the scheme at any point and progress at their own rate.  Each stage can be signed off as completed as there is no need to complete everything in one session so there is no pressure.

**Criteria for joining Rookies**

 The child must be aged between 8 and 12 years

  1. Swim 25 meters front crawl
  2. Swim on back
  3. Swim breast stroke
  4. Tread water for 1 minute

If you are interested in your child joining Rookies please register your interest by calling Mary on 0868567603 or e mail mary@mespilpool.com