This class will give you all the training needed to become an American Red Cross Lifeguard. Participants Must be 15 by the last day of the class, pass all pre-requisites, perform all the skills with 100% accuracy, and pass the written test with 80% accuracy.

ELIGIBILITY
Open to everyone from ages 15 to 99

*The Participant must be at least 15 years old on or before the last day of the course. If not, they cannot take the course.

COST
Member: $200.00
Non-Member: $250.00

PROGRAM DATES

    • March
      • Thu. 3/11, 5:00 – 8:00pm
      • Fri. 3/12, 5:00 – 8:30pm
      • Sat. 3/13, 9:00 – 4:00pm
        • Part of this day will occur at the Sullivan Civic Center. Travel will be required to and from.
      • Sun. 3/14, 1:00 – 5:00pm
      • Fri. 3/19, 5:00 – 8:30pm
      • Sat. 3/20, 9:00 – 4:00pm
        • Part of this day will occur at the Sullivan Civic Center. Travel will be required to and from.
      • Sun. 3/21, 1:00 – 5:00pm
    • April
      • Mon. 4/5, 9:00 – 3:00pm
      • Tue. 4/6, 9:30 – 5:00pm
        • Part of this day will occur at the Sullivan Civic Center. Travel will be required to and from
      • Wed. 4/7, 9:00 – 3:00pm
      • Thu. 4/8, 9:30 – 5:00pm
        • Part of this day will occur at the Sullivan Civic Center. Travel will be required to and from
      • Fri. 4/9, 9:00 – 3:00pm  
    • May
      • Thu. 5/6, 5:00 – 8:00pm
      • Fri. 5/7, 5:00 – 8:30pm
      • Sat. 5/8, 9:00 – 4:00pm
        • Part of this day will occur at the Sullivan Civic Center. Travel will be required to and from.
      • Fri. 5/14, 5:00 – 8:30pm
      • Sat. 5/15, 9:00 – 4:00pm
        • Part of this day will occur at the Sullivan Civic Center. Travel will be required to and from.
      • Sun. 5/16, 1:00 – 5:00pm
    • June
    • This is a tentative date, so participants should plan to attend the other courses if at all possible.
      • Thu. 6/3, 5:00 – 8:00pm
      • Fri. 6/4, 5:00 – 8:30pm
      • Sat. 6/5, 9:00 – 4:00pm
        • Part of this day will occur at the Sullivan Civic Center. Travel will be required to and from.
      • Sun. 6/6, 1:00 – 5:00pm
      • Fri. 6/11, 5:00 – 8:30pm
      • Sat. 6/12, 9:00 – 4:00pm
        • Part of this day will occur at the Sullivan Civic Center. Travel will be required to and from.
      • Sun. 6/13, 1:00 – 5:00pm
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • What if we have to miss one (or more) of the sessions?
    • Prior arrangements must be made with the Aquatics Director and the instructor or non-attendance will result in failure to obtain the certification.
  • I was previously Certified, but my most recent cert is expired. Can I take the review course?
    • Ideally, review participants would still have a valid certification or an extension. If not, all requests will need to go through the YMCA Aquatics Director.
  • What are the pre-requisites?
    • There are 3 major skill pre-reqs. Students are expected to complete each of the skills on day 1. The course is NOT designed to teach these basic skills
      • 300 Yard Swim
        • Participants will need to swim 100 consecutive yards freestyle, 100 yards consecutive yards breaststroke, and 100 yards choice
      • Timed Event (Brick Event) 
        • Participants will need to swim out 20 yards, submerge to 11-15 feet to retrieve a 10lb brick, and return to the side of the pool. After they grab the brick, they will need to keep both hands on the brick and complete this within 1 minute and 40 seconds
      • Treading Water
        • Participants will need to tread water for 2 minutes using only their legs in water over their head.
  • What should I do to prepare for the course?
    • We recommend that everyone practices the pre-reqs listed above. We also offer private swim lessons to help you prepare.
  • My child (or myself) registers for the class, pays, and does not pass the pre-requisite skills. Can I get a refund?
    • We are unable to provide refunds or credits for anyone who cannot complete the pre-reqs. It is expected that they can complete this prior to taking the course.

This is a 13 hr review course to re-certify or cross over to become an American Red Cross Lifeguard.

Eligibility
Open to everyone from ages 15 to 99

Requirements
Must be able to pass pre-requisites. Pre-requisites: *Swim a 300 yards continually (freestyle and breaststroke with rhythmic breathing) *Tread water with no hands for 2 mins *Swim 20 yards, surface dive 8-11ft water, retrieve 10lb brick, return swim within the 1 minute 40 second time limit.

Costs
Member: $100.00
Non-Member: $150.00

Upcoming Dates

    • March
      • Fri. 3/19, 5:00 – 8:00pm
      • Sat. 3/20, 9:00 – 5:00pm
    • May
      • Fri. 5/7, 5:00 – 8:00pm
      • Sat. 5/8, 9:00 – 5:00pm
    • June
      • Fri. 6/11, 5:00 – 8:00pm
      • Sat. 6/12, 9:00 – 5:00pm
REGISTER TODAY
Questions? Contact Austin Birch