Lifeguard and CPR Class

Red Cross Life Guard/CPR/AED Classes

Build a skill. Save a life.

If you’re 15 or older and looking for a great summer job or challenging career, the Red Cross Life Guard Certification is a great place to start! Through instructor led training, training videos, group discussion, and hands-on practice, you’ll learn rescue and surveillance skills, first aid and learn to administer CPR and proper techniques for using an AED. Courses focus on a variety of environments, including pools, waterfronts, water parks, and shallow water attractions.

Prerequisites:
Must be age 15 or older and pass a swim test

Course Length:
30 – 37 hours

Certification:
2-year CPR/AED certification and 3-year Lifeguard certification.

Cost:
$150 - YMCA Member
$250 - Potential Member
Includes course materials

Dates:
September 9 to September 11, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. each day
December 19 to December 21, 2019  from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. each day


Jr Lifeguard

Jr. Lifeguard is for ages 11-14.

This program focuses on building a foundation of knowledge, attitudes, and skills for teens and pre-teens that hope to one day become lifeguards. Parents will drop off their participants at the YMCA at 12noon-5pm. Half of the day we will be doing activities in a flexible classroom environment, The rest of the time we will be in the pool practicing skills and shadowing lifeguards.

A Jr. Lifeguard certification and CPR/First aid/AED certification are included with this program.

Dates:
July 22 to July 26 - Noon to 5:00 p.m.
September 30 to  October 4 - Noon to 5:00 p.m.
October 7 to October 11 - Noon to 5:00 p.m.
 
Cost:
$100 - YMCA Member
$150 - Potential Member


CPR Class/First Aid Class

This class meets OSHA CPR requirements and is designed for individuals who are not in the healthcare profession but want, or need, to know CPR so they may respond in the event of a life threatening emergency. This is a four hour class which utilizes video learning, instructor lecture, class discussion and skills practice to prepare participants to recognize, assess and respond to life threatening emergencies.

Dates:
August 7, 2019   5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
October 23, 2019 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
December 11, 2019   5:00 p.m. to 9 :00 p.m.

Cost:
$45 - YMCA Member
$65 - Potential Member


 For more information regarding any of the classes listed above, please contact our Director of Aquatic, Jacque Patterson at jpatterson@ymcarome.org.