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Basin Recreation is hosting a Red Cross Shallow Water Lifeguard Training for participants ages 15+ to learn rescue techniques in water five to seven feet deep. As a hybrid course, participants must register by March 10 in order to have time to complete online course work before the in-class sessions starting Monday, March 15. Sessions will meet Mondays and Wednesdays from 5-8pm and Saturdays from 10am-2pm at The Fieldhouse through March 31. A mandatory pre-screen and practical skills will take place in class. Learn more and register at basinrecreation.org.

Phyllis Robinson

Fire Ops 101 is the basic firefighting training to enable community members to  "be a fire fighter for a day." Participants engaged in a full day of training last weekend to see first-hand just how our firefighters engage to protect the community. Lynn Ware Peek has more.