Citizens in the Puerto Vallarta area interested in learning the primary techniques for lifeguards, the Civil Protection and Firefighters of Banderas Bay, with participation of area sponsors, are offering free basic courses for lifeguard volunteers.
Courses will be held at different points around the bay for four days, December 1-4, from 8:30 AM until 1:00 PM: Monday in Sayulita, Tuesday in Puerto Vallarta, Wednesday in Punta de Mita, and Thursday in Sayulita. The course has a limit of 70 people for registration in each class.
Training will include first Aid and CPR/AED and other skills needed in saving lives in the event of a drowning or other crisis in the water.
Drowning is the 3rd leading cause of unintentional injury death worldwide, accounting for 7% of all injury-related deaths. There are an estimated 372,000 annual drowning deaths worldwide, making lifesaving technics critical in tourist destinations where swimming and water activities are an attraction, such as Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit.
For more information and registrations please phone 322 123 30 34 or email [email protected]