YWCA Offers Spring American Red Cross Lifeguard Training and Recertification Courses

Posted: Thursday, May 12, 2016

YWCA Bergen County is offering its next American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Training Course June 6th through 16th, Lifeguard Recertification May 31st through June 2nd and Waterfront Lifeguard Training Module June 7th and 9th.
The American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Training course prepares students with the CPR, First Aid and lifeguard techniques necessary for employment as a professional lifeguard. Students must take and pass a swim test, which will be held on Wednesday, June 1st and Thursday, June 2nd at 4:00 p.m. at Darlington County Park, Upper Lake, 600 Darlington Avenue, Mahwah, NJ with a $10 swim test fee due at registration. Course will begin on June 6th and run through June 16, 2016 with classes held Monday through Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Darlington County Park. Participants must be 15 years of age or older. The course fee is $400.
American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Recertification Course, on Tuesday, May 31st through Thursday, June 2nd, will review and test all CPR, First Aid and Lifeguard Skills. Participants must present current LGT Certification on first day of class. Classes will be held from 5:00 to 9:30 p.m. at 112 Oak Street in Ridgewood, and the course fee is $150.
The American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Training Module will be held on Tuesday, June 7th and Thursday, June 9th. Participants must present valid LGT Certification and will be trained and tested in Lifeguard skills specific to murky bottom, non-surf facilities. Classes will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at 112 Oak Street in Ridgewood, and the course fee is $100.
For more information or to register call the YWCA Membership Department at 201-444-5600, x400, or visit www.ywcabergencounty.org.