Bellingham Parks & Recreation Leisure Guide

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360-778-7000 cob/org/recreation 9 RUNNIN' O' THE GREEN FOOTRACE 5K & 8K Get your green on and join us in celebrating with a run/walk then stick around for the Bellingham St. Patrick's Day Parade. Early packet pick up will be available Friday, March 10 at BBay Running. This program is not eligible for a refund. cob.org/races • 360-778-7000 • lromo@cob.org AGES: All DAY/DATE: Saturday, March 11 TIME: Start 10 a.m. (1 hour time limit) LOCATION: Boundary Bay Bistro COST: $30 / Day of Race: $35 - Shirt size not guaranteed for D.O.R. (Children 8 & under may participate for free, but will not be timed or receive a shirt) MAX: 900 LIFEGUARD TRAINING COURSES Looking for a job that doesn't leave you smelling like grease at the end of the day? If you are a reasonable swimmer and interested in being a first responder in emergencies, start your training today with American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course. Successful completion of this course will leave you with the smell of chlorine and certifications in Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Oxygen Administration and Bloodborne Pathogens. DAYS/DATES: Course #1: Tuesday–Thursday, April 4–6, 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Course #2: Sundays, April 23, 30 & May 7, 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Course #3: Monday–Thursday, May 22–25, May 30–June 1, 5:30–9 p.m. AGES: 15 and older LOCATION: Arne Hanna Aquatic Center COST: $200 LIFEGUARD REVIEW COURSES Lifeguard certifications expire after two years. If your certification is about to expire, sign up for this short, day-long course before you have to retake the entire 30-hour lifeguard course again. Must possess a current lifeguarding certification. DAYS/DATE: Course #1 - Sunday, April 9 Course #2 - Sunday, June 4 TIME: 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. AGES: 15 and older LOCATION: Arne Hanna Aquatic Center COST: $100 LIEFGUARD INSTRUCTOR COURSE For those Lifeguards looking to get the next level of training, this course will cover the essential skills, techniques and information to train new Lifeguards. Requirements for this course include a current Lifeguard Certification, passing the precourse and completing the online precourse session. DAYS/DATES: Friday, March 17, 5:30–9 p.m., Sat-Sun, March 18-19, 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. AGES: 16 and older LOCATION: Arne Hanna Aquatic Center COST: $200

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