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Aquatics Courses at Lower Merion High School

Swimming Instruction (offered at Lower Merion High School only)

  • Length/credit: 1 semester - 0.125 credit
  • Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
  • Course Number: 08070110

Open to any students who want to learn to swim or who desire to improve their present swimming ability.

Lifeguard Training (offered at Lower Merion High School only)

  • Length/credit: 1 semester - 0.125 credit
  • Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
  • Course Number: 08080110

The student must be capable of swimming 500 yards continuously using the front crawl stroke, breaststroke and sidestroke for at least 100 yards each and then using a stroke of their choice for the remaining 200 yards. C.P.R. and first aid certification are included in the course. The American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certification will be granted to those who successfully complete the course and are 15 years of age on or before the course completion date.