This comprehensive Lifeguard, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid and AED class will prepare you for employment as a lifeguard. PLEASE NOTE: These are blended learning classes. You will get a link for the online portion of the class with a deadline to complete everything. In-water skills will be tested on the dates listed below.
You must be able to complete a 300-yard swim non-stop using front crawl and breaststroke and one other timed swimming test to participate in the class.
Please be sure to bring a notebook and pen, swim suit and towel, personal pocket mask and your textbook to every session. If you do not have a personal pocket mask, you may purchase one at the time of registration.
Participants must attend all classes and successfully pass skill tests and a written exam in order to be certified. Any class conflicts must be discussed with the instructor and approved prior to class.
Certification is through American Red Cross and is valid for two years.
Please note: No refunds will be issued if participants do not pass the class.
Ages: 15 years old and up
Member Fee: $160
Non-Member Fee: $200
Personal Pocket Mask Fee: $14 (if needed)
Location: Carlisle Family YMCA
Sessions: See below
LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION SESSION SCHEDULES
- Registration – closes January 8
- Online training – January 11-15
- In-person training and testing – January 17 from 12-4pm and January 18 from 6-8pm
- Registration – closes February 12
- Online training – February 15-19
- In-person training and testing – February 21 from 12-4pm and February 22 from 6-8pm