Lifeguard Training Available

The City of Modesto Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department is offering the most recent program released by the American Red Cross that teaches surveillance skills, scanning, victim recognition, stages of drowning, water rescue skills, spinal management, first aid training and professional rescuer CPR/AED. Register now to become certified as a lifeguard!!

Course will held Saturday & Sunday, May 12, 13, 19, 20 9am-4pm and Friday, May 18 4:30-7:30pm. Course cost is $225. Successful Completion will certify participants in American Red Cross: Lifeguard Training, First Aid and CPR/AED for the professional rescuer.

Register in person at the Parks, Recreation and Neighborhoods Department office, 1010 Tenth Street, Suite 4400, or online at For more information, call (209) 577-5428.



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Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.