Ridgewood YMCA Offers Lifeguard Training Course

Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2011

The Ridgewood YMCA will be offering a Lifeguard Training course for persons 16 and over from September 21 through November 21. Classes will meet on Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 9:30pm at the Ridgewood Y.

The cost of the program is $350 per person and all participants must pass a pre-requisite water skills evaluation, scheduled for Thursday, September 15 from 7:30 to 9:30pm. There is a $10 fee per evaluation.

YMCA Lifeguard is a national program designed to train advanced swimmers in the skills needed to prevent water accidents and save lives in emergencies. YMCA Lifeguard Certification is nationally recognized and accepted for lifeguard employment at pool and lake facilities.

For further info, including specific requirements for the water skills test, please contact Janet Oliver at 201.444.5600 ext 304 or email joliver@ridgewoodymca. Details may also be found on the Ridgewood Y website at www.ridgewoodymca.org.

The Ridgewood YMCA is located at 112 Oak Street, Ridgewood, NJ 07450.