Community Official prepares volunteers with basic competitive lifesaving officiating skills. Volunteers are trained to act as a Marshall, Announcer, Timer, Runner, Equipment Crew, Tabulator and Recorder.
Prerequisite(s): 13 years of age
Course Length: 2 hours
Recertification: None. Must complete original Community Official course to remain current
Pool Official provides volunteers with officiating skills requiring judgement and problem solving. Volunteers are trained to act as a Clerk of Course, Chief Timer, Starter, Lane Judge, Turn Judge, Finish Judge, Chief Finish Judge, Scorer, Safety Officer and Equipment Crew Chief.
Prerequisite(s): Community Official, 16 years of age, officiating experience
Course Length: 4 hours
Recertification: Pool Official recertification is for Pool Officials to have the knowledge, skill and judgement to officiate and volunteer at Lifesaving Society sanctioned Lifesaving Sport competitions.
To recertify Pool Official complete the distance recertification process and submit a distance recertification form, found HERE.