Lifeguard Training ARC (American Red Cross) Lifeguard Training Class


This class includes CPR for the Professional Rescuer & AED & First Aid. This is a 25-32 hour course.  You must be 15 by the last day of the class.  You must be able to swim as this is not a swim lesson.  



Important Information:

Pre-registration is required for all classes.  


For the full Lifeguard classes, a $20 pretest fee is due on the day you choose for your preswim.  If you pass the preswim, you will pay the remainder of the fee due on the next class date.


Preswim requirements:  

·  Swim 300 meters continuously in the following order:  100 meter front crawl (must have rhythmic breathing and correct kick), 100 meter breast stroke (must have correct breast stroke kick), 100 meters front crawl or breast stroke.  Swim is not timed.

·   Swim front crawl or breast stroke approach (approach means head out of water) 20 meters, do a feet first or head first surface dive to a depth of 7-10 ft., retrieve a 10 lb. brick, surface, and return 20 meters on back with both hands on brick and exit pool without using stairs or ladder.  Must be out of the water in 1min 40sec.  Head can not go under water. 

·   Tread water for 2 minutes using legs only


100 % participation is required.  You cannot miss any class time, no exceptions.

Re-certification Classes - 2022

Cost:  $110.00  


Class #1:  April 16: 10a-7p  (10 students)

Class #2:  May 15: 9a-6p  (10 students)

Class #3:  May 24:  9a-6p  (10 students)

Class #4:  May 27:  9a-6p (10 students -  

                 will use only if all other classes are full)


Pre-registration is required with a $50 deposit. 

Lifeguard Classes - 2022

Cost:  $210.00 (includes CPR mask)


Class dates:

    Class #1:  Pre-swim April 23 @ 11a

                   April 29: 4p-9p

                   April 30: 9a-6p

                   May 1: 9a-6p


   Class #2:  Pre-swim May 2 @ 4p

                   May 8: 8a-2p

                   May 10: 4p-10p

                   May 11: 4p-10p


    Class #3:  Pre-swim May 9 @ 4p

                   May 18: 4p-9p

                   May 19: 9a-4p

                   May 20: 9a-4p


    Class #2:  Pre-swim June 4 @ 11a

                   June 10: 4p-9p

                   June 11: 9a-6p

                   June 12: 9a-6p


If you can't make the scheduled pre-swim date you must call the YMCA to see if you can reschedule


When you sign up you must pay the $20 pre-swim fee.

All certification classes will be Blended Learning classes.  You have to complete the online portion of the class prior to the class dates given below.  If you fail to complete the online portion you will not be allowed to complete the in class portion of the recert.  The online portion can take between 6 - 7 hours so it is recommened to pre-register at least a week before the class date.

Classes will start as soon as possible after 4:00pm.  We know kids are coming directly from school to get here.  You must bring your swim suit and towel everyday.  You will be getting in the pool each day.