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Jr. Lifeguard Spring Clinic Set For April

March 03, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

PLEASE CONTACT KIM BECKER, (702) 267-4033

Henderson, Nev. – Teens interested in learning about lifeguarding can gain hands-on experience at the City of Henderson’s Jr. Lifeguard Spring Clinic. The program takes place 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Monday-Thursday, April 14-17 at Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Rd. Enrollment is $50 per teen (ages 12-15) and registration is accepted at any indoor pool or recreation center or online at cityofhenderson.com using activity code 136004-02.

The clinic introduces teens to the city’s Aquatics team and provides instruction on water safety and what it takes to become a certified lifeguard. Topics explored include emergency action plans, customer service, shadow guarding and assisting with swimming lessons. Participants gain the confidence and knowledge they need to handle themselves safely in various water situations.

The April clinic also serves as introduction to the city’s Jr. Lifeguard program, which pairs up participants with lifeguards for hands-on experience and training. Many Jr. Lifeguards will go on to earn their American Red Cross Lifeguard Training certifications (minimum age 15).

For additional information about the clinic or other aquatic training programs, call (702) 267-2980 or visit us at cityofhenderson.com. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

About City of Henderson: Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city with more than 270,000 residents. Henderson is a premier city, nationally recognized for its stunning parks, trails, master-planned communities, outstanding quality of life and patriotic past. Recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live (MONEY: 2012, 2008, 2006 and Liveability.com: 2013), one of America’s Best Cities (Business Week), and being a safe community (Forbes: 2nd safest in 2011, InsuranceProviders.com: 6th in 2012, Law Street Media: 6th in 2013) Henderson is a progressive and vibrant city committed to maintaining premier amenities and services for all who chose to live, learn, work and play in Henderson…a place to call home.

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