Lifeguard Certification

Lifeguard Certification

American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification

Learn how to effectively prevent and respond to water emergencies with the American Red Cross lifeguard training. Our courses are designed to arm you with the skills and knowledge to prepare you for a variety of scenarios in and around the water. With our lifeguard training, you will learn how quick response times and effective preparation are vital to being a lifeguard while also understanding the crucial elements in helping to prevent drownings and injuries.

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American Red Cross Lifeguard Class

Charleston Family YMCA
4/23/20 - 5/10/20
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LIFEGUARD TRAINING

• Skills and knowledge to prevent & respond to aquatic emergencies • CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer • First Aid • Two Year Certification •

AGES: Must be 15 by last day of course attended

 

CLASS SCHEDULE:   Classes run Thursday- Sunday

Thursday- 5:30pm – 10:00pm

Friday- 5:30pm – 8:00pm

Saturday- 8:30am – 6:00pm

Sunday- 10:30am – 6:00pm

 

*Session 3 Class Schedule will run for 3 full days. Class times are 8am-4pm.

 

A skills evaluation must be passed prior to signing up for a lifeguard class 


Registration Information  

Open Close MemberNon-Member
12/13/19 6/10/20 Front Desk $ 196.00$ 260.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
4/23/20 4/26/20 Su,Th,Fr,Sa 11 / 16 Available Register at
front desk

Closes
04/24/2020

5/7/20 5/10/20 Su,Th,Fr,Sa 15 / 16 Available Register at
front desk

Closes
05/08/2020

Lifeguard Recertification Class

Charleston Family YMCA
4/16/20 - 5/18/20
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Lifeguard Recertification


Lifeguard review classes are designed to help you update your skills while also extending your certification for another two years.

Students watch videos and complete lessons online prior to in-class meeting. Must sign up 3 days in advance to complete course work.

The Charleston Family YMCA will be hosting 3 different dates. Please contact the Aquatics Director at 304-340-3527 x 1132 if you have any questions.

Class 1: April 16, 2020

Class 2: May 12, 2020

Class 3: May 18, 2020


Registration Information  

Open Close MemberNon-Member
Recertification Class 1 1/4/20 5/19/20 Online / Front Desk $ 110.00$ 145.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
Special Rate
4/16/20 4/16/20 Th - 5:00 pm - $110 - $145 Session is Full
5/12/20 5/12/20 Tu - 5:00 pm 14 / 16 Available $110 - $145 Register  
Closes
05/09/2020
5/18/20 5/18/20 Mo - 5:00 pm 16 / 16 Available $110 - $145 Register  
Closes
05/15/2020

Skills Evaluation

Charleston Family YMCA
4/13/20 - 5/11/20
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A Skills Evaluation must be passed prior to signing up for a Lifeguard Class

Attend a Skill Evaluation.
The Skills Evaluation consists of:
-300 yard swim of front crawl and/or breaststroke
-Tread water for 2 minutes using only legs
-Timed event, goggles not allowed. Swim, surface dive to a
depth of 6 feet, swim 10-15 yards along the bottom and
retrieve a 10-pound object. Swim 20 yards with only legs
and exit water without using a ladder or steps.

PARTICIPANTS MUST PASS THE ENTIRE SKILLS EVALUATION.

After passing the Skill Evaluation you will be given a card
which allows you to register for any available lifeguard class.
Registration for a Lifeguard Class must be done in person at the front desk and the skill evaluation completion card must be presented


Registration Information  

Open Close MemberNon-Member
Pre-Skills Evaluation 12/13/19 5/31/20 Online / Front Desk $ 5.00$ 5.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date
4/13/20 4/13/20 Register  
Closes
04/14/2020
4/27/20 4/27/20 Register  
Closes
04/28/2020
5/11/20 5/11/20
Registration
will open on
05/11/2020