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American Red Cross Certifications
Lifeguard Training Course
Sept 26 - Oct 2

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 csteeves@waldocountyymca.org 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: $250 Annual Members/$300 3 Month and Non-Member

$50 non-refundable deposit due when you sign up

ENTIRE COURSE FEE MUST BE PAID PRIOR TO COURSE START DATE

Cost of course will be reimbursed for employees of the Waldo County YMCA

For more information, email Aquatics Director, Carolyn Steeves.

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.