Lifeguard training offered to low-income youth

WICHITA — Free lifeguard training for low-income youth in Sedgwick County is being offered by Wichita's Park and Recreation Department.

The 32-hour course begins April 9. Youth between the ages of 15 and 24 who meet income requirements are eligible.

The program is funded by federal grants.

Applications are available at the city's 10 recreation centers.

For more information, call Barbara McGuire at 316-268-4361 or go to and click on the park and recreation's aquatics link.