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Metro Newsroom

Junior Lifeguard Summer Camp

Wednesday June 12, 2013

Louisville Metro Parks Aquatics is offering Junior Lifeguard Camps at the Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center. Two camp sessions are offered: June 17–21, and July 8–12, from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The camps, designed for ages 12 to 15, will teach the fundamentals of water safety, CPR, first aid, and swimming skills in a physically active and fun-filled week of activities. Junior Lifeguard Campers will learn from and sometimes alongside current Metro Parks lifeguards, gaining a true sense of the role, responsibilities and rewards of the job. Note: this camp does not offer lifeguard certification.

The fee is $140 per participant per session. Additional family members may be added for $125 each. Every camper must be able to swim 50 meters continuously and be confident in their swimming abilities. Campers will receive a Metro Parks Junior Lifeguard T-shirt with their registration fee, which should be worn for each day of camp.

For information, contact the Metro Parks Junior Lifeguard Administrator at 502-897-9949. Registration application materials can be picked up at the Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center in Crescent Hill, 201 Reservoir Avenue, or downloaded by going to: Mary T. Meagher Aquatic Center