Lifeguard Training

lifeguardLifeguard Training (Ages 15+)

AMERICAN RED CROSS
LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION
Members $215
Program Members $275
Minimum of 3 participants necessary.

Learning is fun and easy! Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, you’ll learn …

  • Rescue skills for use in the water and on land.
  • First aid and professional rescuer CPR/AED training to help you prepare for an emergency.
  • Professional lifeguard responsibilities.
  • Surveillance skills to help you recognize and prevent injuries.

Enroll Today! Here’s your chance to build your résumé and show the world what you can do.

  • Prepare for college and a career by developing leadership and communication skills.
  • Be a hero by learning lifesaving skills, such as first aid, CPR and AED.
  • Have fun and earn money at a job you love.

These jobs are in high demand! Plus, American Red Cross certification is recognized nationwide so you can work anywhere in the U.S.

  • Monday, March 26, 9 am – 6 pm
  • Tuesday, March 27, 9 am – 6 pm
  • Wednesday, March 28, 9 am – 6 pm
  • Thursday, March 29, 9 am – 6 pm

 

Preregistration is mandatory.  Email ymcaaquatics@lumos.net to receive details of times and class material.
No Refunds – Training/class fees are nonrefundable and No refunds will be issued once fees have been submitted. In the event that a participant is unable to pass the prerequisites or final exams the participant may transfer to a class at a later date (if available). If a participant is absent from any scheduled class days or times, the participant will not be offered a transfer or refund of any kind.

Friday (5:00-9:30PM) , Saturday and Sunday (9:00-6:00PM)

Don’t let the investment stop you from taking this certification.  Ask about our pay it back program.

 

Lifeguard Review Class

This will be new material as of 2017.

Members $95
Program Members $135

1 week preregistration is mandatory.
Minimum of 3 participants necessary.

Who is eligible to participate in a Lifeguarding Review course?
The Lifeguarding Review course is designed for individuals with a current Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED or Shallow Water Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certificate to recertify every 2 years.

Can I recertify if my certification has expired?
Yes, as long as it has not expired more than 30 days. If your certification has expired by more than 30 days you must take the full Lifeguard course.

Red Cross Policy: Only currently certified Lifeguards and those who have expired by no more than 30 days may take the Review course.

Can I challenge the course?
The Red Cross is no longer allowing Lifeguards to challenge the course.

Is there a crossover course for basic-level lifeguards certified/licensed in lifeguard training by another training agency, such as the YMCA, Ellis and Associates or StarGuard?
No, individuals must successfully complete the full Lifeguarding course to receive certification in American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.

Lifeguard Review Classes

  • December 17, 2017 – 10:00-7:00PM
  • January 14, 2018 – 10:00AM – 7:00PM
  • March 18, 2018 – 10:00AM – 7:00PM
  • April 29, 2018 – 10:00AM – 7:00PM 

No Refunds – Training/class fees are nonrefundable and No refunds will be issued once fees have been submitted. In the event that a participant is unable to pass the prerequisites or final exams the participant may transfer to a class at a later date (if available). If a participant is absent from any scheduled class days or times, the participant will not be offered a transfer or refund of any kind.

 

Safety Training for Swim Coaches

Offered in a blended learning format

This course helps to fulfill Coaches Safety Education requirement for USA Swimming with a 2 year certification.  Course offers up-to-date content on safe sport policies, emergency planning and first aid, including: maintaining a comfortable and safe environment for swimmers, preventing accidents and emergencies, responding to ill or injured swimmers in water or on land.  This course includes both an online portion and in-water session (1 – 3 hrs of in-water skills depending on whether you are a new coach or a coach who is recertifying),  unless you hold a current LG/FA/CPR/Pro certification for which the in-water skills session is not required.    Contact us if you would like to learn more or request an in-water skills session.

 

CPR/AED/First Aid Classes

Learn to Save a Life
American Red Cross First Aid, CPR and AED certification courses are designed to give you the confidence to respond in an emergency situation with skills that can save a life.

Fees

  • $55 – Member
  • $65 – Program Participant

Dates and Times

  • Wednesday, Feb. 13, 4:30 – 9:00 pm
  • Wednesday, May. 8, 4:30 – 9:00 pm

 

Babysitting Training Course

American Red Cross babysitting training course can help you gain the skills you need to take care of the kids in your neighborhood when their parents can’t be with them. Created for young babysitters, our best-in-class training gives you the opportunity to sharpen your skills and become a safe, reliable babysitter. During your training, you can also choose to earn your First Aid and CPR/AED certifications (good for two years), which can help you learn how to provide care during an emergency. Recommended for those ages 11 to 15, this course is designed to help participants develop leadership skills, build their business, help keep themselves and others safe, help children learn how to behave, and learn basic child care and basic first aid.

Dates

  • 12 and 19, 4:30-8:30 pm (Must attend both days to gain certification)
  • Jan 9 and 16, 4:30-8:30 pm (Must attend both days to gain certification)
  • April 17 and 24, 4:30-8:30 pm (Must attend both days to gain certification)

Fees

  • Members: $55.00
  • Non-Members: $70.00

Want more information?

Stop by the front desk or contact us by email or phone.