Natatorium to offer lifeguard traning

The city’s Aquatic Division will hold a Lifeguard Training Class beginning today from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Biloxi Natatorium, 1384 Father Ryan Ave.

The class will begin with a pretest held on, Monday, March 5 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday, March 6 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Participants must choose one of the two days to take the pretest, which consists of a 300-yard swim and retrieving a 10-pound brick from 10 feet of water. Once the participants pass the pretest, they may enroll in the $75 class that begins Wednesday, March 7.

Those interested must be 15 years old and must pass the pretest.

All classes are taught by certified American Red Cross instructors.

For more information contact the Biloxi Natatorium at 228-435-6205 or email