Registration is open now for Y Staff. If you are not a Y Staff Member you can register at Program Registration. Staff Members may register at any YMCA Welcome Center. The dates and times for this course are:
Thursday, March 22nd 5pm-9pm
Friday, March 23rd 5pm-9pm
Saturday, March 24th 8am-4:00pm
Sunday, March 25th 10am-1pm
This is a blended learning course. You must present a printed or electronic certificate of completion from the online portion of the class to be admitted on the first day. To access the online portion go to Lifeguard Blended Learning. Completed certificates may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org in advance of the course.
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.