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Steam Room Closed for Repair Toggle Accordion

The steam room in the ERC natatorium is currently closed for repair.

50M pool closed, 8am - 6pm Toggle Accordion

The 50M pool will be closed on October 21 from 8am - 6pm for an event. For more details and the full fall semester pool closure schedule, please visit the Pool Closures webpage.

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Ritchie Coliseum will be closed on Thursday, October 26, from 4pm - 12am for an event.  
 
BODYPUMP and CX WORX will be cancelled.  

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Safety & Other Classes

Learn to respond to emergency situations anywhere.  RecWell offers American Red Cross (ARC) water and land safety training for students, faculty, staff, and members of the community.

Courses are offered in a traditional classroom setting or a web-based blended learning (BL) option.  Course length and cost varies. For extended courses, please bring a lunch or snacks as needed. 

As an Authorized Provider, all ARC Safety Classes offered through University Recreation & Wellness are inclusive of Red Cross course fees, materials fees, and required text materials.  Certificates are issued by the American Red Cross and sent via email 2-3 weeks after successful completion of all written and skills tests. An accurate email address must be on file with University Recreation & Wellness. Please check your online account to ensure all contact information is up to date.   

 
 

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Adult CPR/AED (BL) Toggle Accordion

Learn to recognize and respond appropriately to adult cardiac and breathing emergencies.  Gain the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an adult who is suffering from possible cardiac or breathing emergencies and to decide whether advanced medical care is needed.  This course is for teachers, coaches, church members, and first responder lay persons.  The primary purpose of this course is to help participants recognize and respond appropriately to adult cardiac and breathing emergencies. Course length: 3 hours. Cost: $70 for UMD students & RecWell Members, $85 for all others.

  • Tuesday, 7:00-8:30pm (October 3)
  • Saturday, 9:00-10:30am (October 21)
  • Wednesday, 6:00-7:30pm (November 15)
     
Adult & Pediatric CPR/AED (BL) Toggle Accordion

Learn to recognize and respond appropriately to adult and pediatric cardiac and breathing emergencies. Gain the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an adult or child who is suffering from a possible cardiac or breathing emergency and to decide whether advanced medical care is needed.  This course is for teachers, coaches, church members, and first responder lay persons.  Course length: 3 hours.  Cost: 

Offered spring semester - check back for dates and times.

Adult First Aid/CPR/AED Toggle Accordion

Learn to recognize and respond appropriately to adult cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies.  Gain the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill adult and to decide whether advanced medical care is needed.  This course is for teachers, coaches, church members, and first responder lay persons.  Course length: 5 hours. Cost: 

Offered spring semester - check back for dates and times.

Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED (BL) Toggle Accordion

Learn to recognize and respond appropriately to adult and pediatric cardiac, breathing, and first aid emergencies. Gain the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill adult or child and to decide whether advanced medical care is needed.  This course is for teachers, coaches, and lay first responders.  Course length: 5 hours, 30 minutes.  Cost: $110 for UMD Students & RecWell Members, $130 for all others.

  • Tuesday, 6:00-8:00pm (October 10)
  • Wednesday, 6:00-8:00pm (October 25)
  • Sunday, 10:00am-12:00pm (November 12)
  • Monday, 7:00-9:00pm (November 27)
Babysitting Toggle Accordion

For youth ages 11 to 15 who are planning to babysit.  Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. Develop leadership skills, learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep yourself and others safe, help children behave, and learn about basic child care.  Course length: 6 hours, 30 minutes. Cost: 

Offered spring semester - check back for dates and times.

 

Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers (BLS) Toggle Accordion

For healthcare professionals, public safety professionals and other professional level rescuers who respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants. This course is consistent with the 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR/ECC and uses team-based emergency response scenarios to build critical thinking, problem solving, and team dynamic skills to drive better patient outcomes.  Course length:   Cost: $85 for UMD Students & RecWell Members, $100 for all others.

  • Saturday, 9:00-1:00pm (November 4)
Bloodborne Pathogens Training Toggle Accordion

This course teaches participants how bloodborne pathogens are spread, how to avoid exposure and what to do if exposed to infectious material. This course helps to meet requirements of the OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. Certificate is valid for 1 year. Course length: 1 hour.  Cost: 

Offered spring semester - check back for dates and times.

CPR for the Professional Rescuer/Healthcare Provider (BL) Toggle Accordion

Trains individuals with a duty to act including lifeguards, EMS personnel, police, security personnel, firefighters and athletic trainers to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants until more advanced medical personnel take over. This course is for individuals serving in aquatic facilities, gyms, fitness clubs, or community recreation centers.  Course length:  Cost: $110 for UMD students & RecWell Members, $130 for all others.

  • Wednesday, 5:30pm - 9:30pm (September 27)
  • Monday, 6:00pm - 10:00pm (November 27)
Emergency Oxygen Administration Toggle Accordion

Gives participants the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to victims of a breathing emergency using breathing devices, including resuscitation masks, bag-valve-mask resuscitators (BVM) and emergency oxygen. Course length: 2 hours. Cost: 

Offered spring semester - check back for dates and times.

Epinephrine Auto-Injector Course Toggle Accordion

This course teaches how to recognize and respond to an anaphylaxis emergency, including administering an epinephrine auto-injector based on the widely available EpiPen. Course length: 30 minutes. Cost: 

Offered spring semester - check back for dates and times.

First Aid Toggle Accordion

Trains participants to prevent, recognize and provide basic care for injuries or sudden illnesses until advanced EMS arrives and takes over. Also taught: how to handle emergency situations, basic disease transmission precautions, recognizing and caring for bleeding, sudden illness signs and symptoms. Course length: 4 hours, 15 minutes. Cost: 

Offered spring semester - check back for dates and times.

Lifeguarding (LG) Toggle Accordion

Learn to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatics emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries, and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over.  The successful participant will receive a certificate in Lifeguard, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid, valid for 2 years.  Course length: 28 hours.  Cost: UMD Students and RecWell members $350. Community Member $410
 
Offered spring semester - check back for dates and times.
 
Prerequisites: 

  • Minimum of 15 years old on or before the final schedule session of the course
  • Swim 300 yards continuously 
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs
  • Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds

 
Lifeguards may also be certified in the following specialty areas

  • Shallow Water Lifeguarding (for water up to 5 feet)
  • Lifeguarding for Waterparks (aquatic facilities with waterpark features)
  • Lifeguarding for Waterfronts (for non-surf, open-water parks, resorts, summer camps)
  • Aquatic Attraction  (for 3 feet of water or less)
  • Junior Lifeguarding 
Lifeguard Instructor (LGI) Toggle Accordion

Learn to teach the basic level lifeguard (LG) courses. Course length: 23 hours. Cost: $220 for Students & RecWell Members, $275 for all others.

Prerequisites:

  • Must be 17 years old on or before the final scheduled session of the course 
  • Must possess a current basic level certification in Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED
  • Must be able to successfully complete the online introduction to the Lifeguard Instructor Course prior to the pre course skills session 
  • Must obtain all instructor and participant materials before entering the first session of the instructor course

 

Lifeguard Instructor In Water Update Toggle Accordion

Participants must possess a current LGI Certification. This class covers the In Water updates for the new 2017 curriculum ONLY. 
 
There is charge for the online update. This fee is separate from the course fee. A certificate of online completion must be presented to your instructor in order to gain admittance to in-water skills training.

Lifeguard Management Toggle Accordion

Learn to effectively manage lifeguards and help keep patrons, staff and facilities safe. This highly interactive online course includes video lessons, scenario-based activities, and a final exam.  Offered in an online format only.  Course length: 3.5 hours. Cost: 

​Offered spring semester - check back for dates and times.

Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI) Toggle Accordion

Become trained and certified in the use of a metered dose inhaler (MDI). The course also helps participants to recognize the signs and symptoms of asthmatic and breathing emergencies. Course length: 30 minutes. Cost: 

​Offered spring semester - check back for dates and times.

Safety Training for Swim Coaches Toggle Accordion

This program was developed in partnership with USA Swimming to teach those involved in competitive swimming, including coaches, officials, athletic trainers and aquatic exercise trainers, how to help maintain a comfortable and safe environment for swimmers; prevent accidents and emergencies and to respond to swimmers with illnesses or injuries in water and on land. This course uses a blended learning delivery method that combines online knowledge acquisition and an in-water skills session. Participants must be at least 15 years old. Course length: 6 hours.  Cost: 

​Offered spring semester - check back for dates and times.

Water Safety Instructor Toggle Accordion

Learn to teach Parent and Child Aquatics, Preschool Aquatics, Learn-to-Swim, Adult Swim and water safety courses.  Course length: 31 hours. Cost: $240 for UMD students & RecWell Members, $300 for all others.

 
Prerequisites:

  • Must be 16 years old on or before the final scheduled session of the course
  • Able to maintain position on back for 1 minute in deep water (floating or sculling)
  • Able to tread water for 1 minute
  • Able to swim the following strokes consistent with the Level 4 stroke performance criteria: Front crawl - 25 yards, Back crawl - 25 yards, Breaststroke - 25 yards, Elementary backstroke - 25 yards, Sidestroke - 25 yards, Butterfly - 15 yards

 

Wilderness First Responder Toggle Accordion

This 7-day course through Wilderness Medical Associates is hosted by the RecWell Adventure Program at the beginning of the summer. It is the definitive wilderness course in  medical training, leadership, and critical thinking for outdoor, low-resource, and remote professionals and leaders.

Registration Fee: $675 (includes course fee and parking on campus)
Dates: Sunday, May 27 - Saturday, June 2, 2018
Class Time: 8:00am - 6:00pm

 

How to Register Toggle Accordion
  1. Log In, or Create an Account (new users only)
  2. Select Program Registration.
  3. Select Aquatics & Safety.
  4. Find the appropriate class, and select View Programs.
  5. Add the class to your cart. Please make sure the correct person is being enrolled in the class. 
  6. Select Continue Shopping or Continue to Cart.
  7. Ensure the correct person is enrolled in the correct class/ lesson. Input payment information. Select Submit Payment.
  8. Print and sign the waiver and bring it with you to class. We will also have copies on site for your convenience.