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Springfield to Offer Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course in February

SPRINGFIELD — The city of Springfield’s Aquatics Department will offer a Red Cross lifeguard training course during February vacation week, Feb. 18-21, at Commerce High School on 415 State St.

Individuals age 15 years and over can register for the course. An in-pool test will be given to all participants prior to the first day on Feb. 13. Based on the results of the swim test, participants who pass will continue on to the full course. The cost for the program is $175 (cash or check only) for city residents and $225 for non-city residents. All fees must be paid by the first day of the class.

Pre-registration is required, and space is limited. Interested individuals must pre-register by calling Aquatics Director Joe Federico at (413) 787-6298.