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Facility Closure Announcements

The University is limiting operations to protect our community at large from the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Effectively immediately, Vandy Rec is CLOSED until further notice. We will continue to update you on future services. If you have any questions, please contact Kenny Moore, Director, at recdirector@vanderbilt.edu. Go Dores!

The following adjustments to Vandy Rec Aquatics operations have been made:

Facilities

  • The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center is CLOSED, effective Monday, March 16th until further notice.

Programming

  • All Aquatic programs are CANCELLED until further notice. This includes, but is not limited to:
    • Swim School Lessons
    • Kayak Roll Clinics
    • Club Sports
    • Intramural Sports
  • All Lifeguard/CPR classes are CANCELLED until further notice.

Reservations

  • All  Reservations  with the exception of Varsity Athletics have been CANCELLED for the months of March and April.

 

American Red Cross Lifeguarding R2017 Course
American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Course (Adult and Pediatric)
American Red Cross Adult First Aid/CPR/AED Course (Adult)


 American Red Cross Lifeguarding R2017 Course

The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. Proof of online completion is required of candidates throughout the course sessions for class admittance.
Candidates must be at least 15 years of age on the last day of class and able to complete all prerequisite requirements for admittance to the course. The class size is limited to 8 participants with a minimum of 3 participants for the class to make. A lifeguarding certification is valid for 2 years.
 

Registration for Spring 2020 Lifeguarding courses is currently CLOSED. Check back for updates.

Total Course Time:

  • 20 in-person hours
  • 7.5 online hours

Class Price:

(Price includes course materials: pocket mask, instructor and certification fees)

  • $200/VU student, employee or Rec member
  • $225/non-affiliate

Course Prerequisites:

  • Swim continuously 300 yards using either front crawl or breaststroke
  • Tread water for 2 minutes, using only legs
  • Complete a timed event in 1 min. 40 secs (Goggles are NOT allowed)
  • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards
  • Surface dive 7-10 ft. to retrieve a 10 lb object
  • Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface

Registration for the course requires each participant to have a Rec account:

  • If you are a student/Rec member, you already have an account and you can log-in to register for the class under the Aquatics listing
  • If you are not a VU student or member, please create an account at https://rec.vanderbilt.edu/Account/Register by selecting the “Sign Up” button. Once you have created & verified your account, you will be able to register for the course.

register


For more information, please contact:

Kayla Dickson
Assistant Director of Aquatics & Camps

 American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Course
(Adult/Child, Infant)

The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED blended learning course prepares you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children, and infants. The online portion features award-winning simulation learning including an interactive experience that allows the participant to respond to real-world emergencies in a virtual setting. 

All participants have the opportunity to practice the skills that will prepare you for the instructor-led classroom skill session. Participants must complete the online portion and attend the IN PERSON skills session to obtain certification.  A CPR/AED and FA certification is valid for 2 years. 

Registration for Spring 2020 CPR courses is currently CLOSED. Check back for updates.

Total Course Time :

  • 2 hrs. 10 min. online hours
  • 2 in person hours

Class Price:

(Price includes course materials: face shield, instructor and certification fees)

  • $90 / VU student, faculty, staff, Rec member
  • $100 / non-VU affiliates or non-members


Registration for the course requires each participant to have a Rec account:

  • If you are a student/Rec member, you already have an account and you can log-in to register for the class under the Aquatics listing
  •  If you are not a VU student or member, please create an account at https://rec.vanderbilt.edu/account/register by selecting the “Sign Up” button. Once you have created & verified your account, you will be able to register for the course.

     

register


For more information please contact:


Kayla Dickson
Assistant Director of Aquatics & Camps