lifeguard

Lifeguard Certification 02/01/2018

Lifeguard Class 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…

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