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Lifeguard training class offered in Brainerd

The Brainerd Family YMCA will hold a Red Cross Lifeguard Training class Friday-Monday, May 24-27 (Memorial Day).

A detailed informational flyer is online at or stop at the YMCA. Participants must be 15 by the first class. Upon completion of the course, participants will have gained general knowledge of lifeguarding and will be qualified to lifeguard at most facilities.

The course includes CPR for lifeguards, first aid and AED training. Cost including instructor manual is $225.

Class size is limited. Registration deadline is May 10. Register online at, call 218-829-4767 or stop at the YMCA in Brainerd.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
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