Lifeguard Classes are offered at the Oak Ridge Civic Center at various times throughout the year. The fee is $170.00. The applicant will pay a $135.00 registration fee to the City of Oak Ridge and $35.00 online fee to the American Red Cross. Successful completion of the class will provide the student with Lifeguarding, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and First Aid certification. Attendance at all sessions is mandatory. Students must be 15 years old. Prerequisites include a 300 yard continuous swim using the front crawl and breaststroke with rhythmic breathing and a timed 20 yard swim and recovery of a 10 pound weight as well as two minutes of treading water using legs only. To register students must sign up at the front desk of the Oak Ridge Civic Center with payment in full. Class size is limited. For more information, call 425-3450.