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American Red Cross Certifications
We offer different on-site, American Red Cross Training, health, and safety training classes.
American Red Cross Lifeguard Training:
Requirements PRIOR to first in-person class:
Roughly 7 hours of online work to be completed BEFORE first class. The link will be provided via email within a week of registering.
Successfully complete ALL prerequisite skills PRIOR to first class.
Swim 300 yards continuously using a combination of front crawl and breaststroke
Tread water for 2 minutes using legs only
Swim 20 yards, retrieve 10-pound object from bottom of the deep end, swim on back holding object with both hands to shallow end and exit pool without a ladder.
Requirements DURING in-person classes:
Attend all classes
Successfully demonstrate competency in all skills and rescue scenarios
Pass two in-water final scenario tests
Pass the written exams with 80% or better
Must be 15 years old by the last day of class
Minimum of three (3) / maximum of eight (8) participants to run a course.
Call or email Carolyn at 338-4598 or email@example.com with questions.
Within a week of registering, you will receive an email with more details.
Courses are added often. Please continue to check here for the next available course.
Cost: $200 Annual Members/$250 3 Month and Non-Member
$50 non-refundable deposit due when you sign up
ENTIRE COURSE FEE MUST BE PAID BY MAY 27, 2022, 8:00 a.m.
Cost of course will be reimbursed for employees of the Waldo County YMCA
Refund Policy: If cancellation occurs within 2 weeks of the given course, a 100% refund will be allowed. If the course is not passed, no refund will be given.