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lifeguard Become whistle worthy

March 24 – April 2, 2017

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:  $100 – YMCA Members   |   $150 – Non members
Contact Christy Colgate, Aquatics Director
307 634 9622 ext 14