Lifeguard Classes

Lifeguard Classes

The Skagit Valley Family YMCA has partnered with the American Red Cross to provide Lifeguarding courses at the Y.  You can find more information about these classes at the American Red Cross website.

American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification-BL

All Locations
10/9/20 - 10/11/20
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This will be a blended Lifeguard course that utilizes both online content and classroom/pool time.  Provides entry-level participants the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over.

Prerequisites: Minimum age: 15 years; Swim 300 yards continuously; Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs; Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds by starting in the water, swimming 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point, exit the water without using steps or a ladder.

Participants who successfully complete the Lifeguarding course receive an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, valid for 2 years.


Registration Information  

Open Close MemberCommunity Member
9/4/20 10/8/20 Online / Front Desk $ 235.00$ 235.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date
10/9/20 10/11/20 Register  

American Red Cross Lifeguard Review

All Locations
9/27/20 - 9/27/20
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An abbreviated Lifeguarding course that briefly reviews course information and allows practice of skills and knowledge before testing. Current certification in Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED is required to participate in the review course. Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED which is valid for 2 years.

You do not need to be a member of the YMCA to participate in this program.

If you have any questions on this course, please email [email protected]

 


Registration Information  

Open Close MemberCommunity Member
8/24/20 9/25/20 Online / Front Desk $ 125.00$ 125.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date
9/27/20 9/27/20 Su - 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Register