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About upcoming Events at your YMCA
The Y will offer a American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Class, beginning February 28th.
Anyone interested in participating should contact the Y at 962-9622. Space is limited and available on a first come basis. Participants must pass the Pre-Test and complete approximately 8 hours of on-line training prior to the first day of class. Participants who wish to certify as a Waterfront Guard will also need to take an additional waterfront session to be offered at a later date.
Deadline to pass pre-test and register – Friday, February 28th
Sunday, March 1st – 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm
Saturday, March 7th – 12:00 pm until 7:00 pm
Sunday, March 8th – 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm
Sunday, March 15th – 3:00 pm until 7:00 pm
Pre-Requisites: Must be at least 15 years of age, demonstrate good swimming skills and be able to complete the Pre-Test.
Swim Pre-Test consists of 300 yard swim, using freestyle and/or breaststroke with rhythmic breathing; tread water for 2 minutes (with no arms); plus a timed skill set. Pre-Test must be scheduled with the Aquatics Director.
One must attend all classes and pass all written and skills tests to be certified.
To schedule a Pre-Test and to register, contact the Y at 962-9622.