Registration open for Springfield Park District Lifeguard Course

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SPRINGFIELD - The Springfield Park District has announced that registration is now open for its 2015 Fall Lifeguard Course.

Officials say classes will be held at Eisenhower Pool from August 3 until August 11.  Additionally, a pre-course assessment test must be passed in order to participate in the overall Lifeguard Course, and that the assessment must be completed prior to the first day of class.

Successful completion of this course will result in participants receiving American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certifications and potential employment with the Springfield Park District.  Participants must be 16 years of age or older.  The fee to participate in this course is $250 for non-residents, or $220 for residents, and is due once the pre-course assessment has been completed.

For more information, or to schedule a pre-course assessment, call (217) 525-8847 ext. 11 or email

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