West Cook YMCA Lifeguarding Certification Program 2024

RED CROSS LIFEGUARDING CERTIFICATION WITH CPR/AED

COST: M $200 / PM $300 (16+ YEARS)

This course offers an online learning and hands-on classroom experience, designed to give participants the basic skills and knowledge needed to be lifeguards in the pools and aquatic environments. Participants must pass a swim test on the first day of class in order to remain registered.

PRETEST

The pretest required to take the course is as follows: ability to swim 300 yards continuously using 100 yards of front crawl, 100 yards of breaststroke and 100 yards of either front crawl or breaststroke; and swim 20 yards front crawl or breaststroke, retrieve a 10-pound object from a depth of 7-10 feet, return it to the surface and swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object. If you are unable to complete the pretest you may be issued a refund of 75%.

COURSE CONTENT

  • How to guard
  • Anticipate and prevent or respond to problems
  • Perform water rescues
  • First aid basics
  • Medical emergencies
  • Injury emergencies
  • Preventing illness and injury
  • Adult CPR and AED use
  • Child CPR and AED use
  • Infant CPR and AED use

CLASS INFORMATION

Location:

West Cook YMCA

Days and Time:

  • Friday: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Saturday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sunday: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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Session Dates Registration Link
May 3-5Register
May 17-19Register
June 7-9Register
August 2-4Register
August 16-18Register
September 6-8Register