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Take a class and save a life this summer

Residents who would like to brush up on life-saving skills around the water can attended a class offered by the South Lake Tahoe Parks and Recreation Department.

A lifeguard, First Aid, CPR/AED class begins Thursday, May 21 through Sunday, May 31. Class dates are May 21, 23, 24, 28, 30 and 31. The cost is $165 at sign up and a separate $10, which is due at the first class. Fee includes book, hard case with mask and certificates. Students must be a minimum of 15 years old before the last day of the class and be able to pass the pre-skills tests: 300 yards swim and timed 40 yard deep water 10 pound brick retrieval and exit from pool without using assistance. Space is limited. All classes are American Red Cross certified.

To register, drop by the South Lake Tahoe Parks and Recreation complex at 1180 Rufus Allen Blvd in South Lake Tahoe. For more information call (530) 542-6056 or check out http://www.RecreationInTahoe.com.

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