Registration is open now for all YMCA employees. If you are a non -YMCA member registration starts on Thursday, August 18th, 2016. Please register at any YMCA Welcome Center. The dates and times for this course are:
Thursday, August 25th 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Friday, August 26th 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Saturday, August 27th 9am - 5pm
Sunday, August 28th 11am - 5pm
The cost for this course is $155/member and $185/program member.
You must be able to complete the following prerequisites on the first day of class:
1. Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination.
2. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs, candidates will cross their arms.
3. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using only front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10 pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with both hands on the object, head at or near the surface and exit the water without using a ladder or steps within 1 minute and 40 seconds.
Must be present at all classes.
Please bring a swim suit, towel, lunch, snacks and own drink each day.
Financial assistance does not apply to life guarding courses.