Go back

Lifeguard Certification (Starts Sept 10)

This class is offered several times a year.

In Lifeguard Training, participants learn:

  • Incident prevention and victim recognition
  • Decision-making skills
  • Lifeguard supervision systems
  • How to handle special lifeguarding environments and situations
  • How to make safe and effective rescues

Must be able to complete pre-course skills test:

  • 550 yards swim (Freestyle/Breaststroke mix)
  • Treading water for 2 min without use of hands
  • 40 yard swim to retrieve 10 lb brick from 10 ft pool depth within allowed time.
  • Swim under water for 15 yds while retrieving 3 submerged rings

DATES: September 10 – October 3
WHEN: Mondays & Wednesdays 4-8 PM

Participants must attend all sessions, unless pre-arranged with instructor.

To register, contact John at jleech@nlymca.com

AGES: Must be 15 years of age by class end date
COST: $175 for Members, $220 for General Public