Lifeguard Courses

Lifeguard Certification

Participants gain the knowledge and skills needed to be a lifeguard in various environments. The course covers safety skills such as spinal injury management, handling severe weather, water dangers, legal responsibilities, pool management and employment. 100% attendance is required.

Prerequisites:  *Must be at least 15 years old by the last day of the course; Swim 300 yds continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing; Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs; Complete a timed event within 1 minute 40, swim 20 yds, surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 ft to retrieve a 10 lb object, surface and swim 20 yds on back with both hands holding object, exit water without using a ladder or steps.

Please sign-up and pay for all classes in advance at the YMCA.

Members $175-Non-Members $200 fees include lifeguard book and CPR mask.

Session dates listed below.  Please call the Y for specific times.

April 25 – 28

May 16 – 19

May 23 – 26

Lifeguard Re-Certification

February 8th 5:00 – 9:00 pm

April 12th  5:00 – 9:00 pm

Y members $60 and Non- Members $75

Mission Statement: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.