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Life Guard Training

May 15th, 16th, 17th  |   May 22nd, 24th, 25th

Course Candidates will become lifeguards by gaining the necessary skills needed to recognize, prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies.  Pre-requisites are: swim 300 yards combination of front crawl and breaststroke (non-stop swimming), tread water for 2 minutes non-stop without use of hands or arms, perform a surface dive 9 feet to retrieve a 10 pound brick and swim back holding the brick on top of the water (timed).  Participants must have a passing score of 80% or better on all exams and pass the final skill scenario to receive certifications.

The course certifications include Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer (valid 2 for years). Upon registration, participants are required to give a current email address in order to process records with the American Red Cross.  If certification requirements are not met, certification will not be awarded and no refund will be given.  Participants must attend every class – NO EXCEPTIONS.

FEE:  $120 – YMCA Members   |   $150 – Non members
Contact Christy Colgate, Aquatics Director307 634 9622 ext 14 or ccolgate@cheyenneymca.org



Members: free  /  Non-members $10 daily fee

Learn basic skills for weight room and Wellness Center equipment
Monday from 6:00 – 7:00 pm
Youth 12+
By appointment only

Periodically the Cheyenne Family YMCA offers training courses
and certification for fitness, group exercise, foundations of healthy
lifestyles, personal training, aquatics and childcare.  Classes are
open to all persons and there is a fee attached to each class as
well as the cost of training books.
For more information contact

Lindsay Fletcher, Fitness Coordinator at 307 634 9622 extension 19
or email her at fitness@cheyenneymca.org