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Pool Activity Leader class

You can sign up for our pool activity leader classes by going to the registration and course dates page. If you are looking to have this class at your facility, send us an email to admin@lifeguardtrainingny.com or call us at (718) 954-5567.

There are a lot of reasons why you should take the Pool Activity Leader class. For instance, if you are looking to improve your job position, taking the Pool Activity Leader class can help give you the chance to become a lifeguard supervisor.

Our Pool Activity Leader (PAL) class is taught by certified lifeguard instructors. The class is for 7 hours. The Pool Activity Leader (PAL) class is recognized by NYS DOH.

If you want to become a lifeguard supervisor, you can take the Lifeguard Management in person exam.

The lifeguard supervisor is the one in charge of other lifeguards to be able to maintain the quality of service that is delivered in a particular facility. In addition to this, you will also gain knowledge on how to save a life.

For a lot of people, saving someone’s life is already enough reason to take the class. Those who take the Pool Activity Leader classes gain knowledge on how to help a person when the paramedics are not yet present. Despite the availability of an ambulance and a team of trained nurses and physicians, every minute counts especially when dealing with someone who drowned. It only takes three minutes without oxygen for the brain to completely shut down and get permanent damage.

Pool Activity Leader class is taught by certified instructors. The class is for 7 hours. The Pool Activity Leader (PAL) class is recognized by NYS DOH.

Why take the Pool Activity Leader class?

People are asking why should they take the Pool Activity Leader class. What do you get if you take such class? If you will look at all the pros, taking the Pool Activity Leader class can give you several opportunities. For one, you might even end up getting the lifeguard supervisor post. As a lifeguard supervisor, you have the chance to lead a team of lifeguards. The role of lifeguard supervisors typically includes ensuring the quality of service that is delivered in the facility regardless if it is an indoor pool or a beach resort with a mixed pool and open water.

In addition to this, another reason why you should take the Pool Activity Leader class is the fact that you don’t need to have any special degree to be qualified to take the class. The age requirement is at least 15 years old. The reason for this is to make sure that the person taking the class is capable of understanding the seriousness of the role that he or she is going to take. As a pool activity leader, you are in charge of preventing accidents from happening and even save lives.

Next, if you are someone who is simply looking to improve your skills, becoming a Pool Activity Leader can be a good way to boost your skills. Imagine having the capability to save a person’s life? Here, you will be the one in charge when the EMTs haven’t arrived yet. One of the most common problems when it comes to helping people who met an accident is the response time. 7 minutes is already considered a “fast” response time. Unfortunately, it only takes 3 minutes of no oxygen going to the brain before the other person receives permanent brain damage.

Apart from learning how to save a person’s life, you can also expect to learn other basic first aid modalities. This will give you the knowledge to know exactly what to do depending on different situations. You will also improve your decision-making when it comes to prioritizing the medical intervention that you are going to deliver to the patient. And lastly, you will be able to hone your skills in terms of swimming.

Our Pool Activity Leader class is certified by American Aquatics and Safety Training. The certification will also allow you to work as an Aquatics Director.

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