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Shelby Branch

Lifeguard Certification and Recertification Course

Register today for our Lifeguard Certification Course on August 9th-11th or Recertification Course on August 7th-8th. See below for more information. Go to the "Search and Register for Programs" Button on the homepage to Register.

Lifeguard Certification and Recertification Course
Lifeguard Certification and Recertification Course

Time & Location

Aug 07, 2023, 11:00 AM

Shelby Branch, 111 W Smiley Rd, Shelby, OH 44875, USA

About the event

The Red Cross Lifeguard Certification course is designed to teach you everything you need to know to start your career as a certified lifeguard. Through videos, group discussions, and hands-on practice, you'll learn teamwork, professional rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid, CPR/AED, and other skills needed to work as a Certified Lifeguard.

Date: August 9th-10th from 8 am-5 pm & August 11th from 8 am-12 pm

Registration: Registration open until August 5th

Ages: 15+

Cost: $200 Members, $225 Non-members

Pre-requisite: There are 7 hours of online pre-requisites required to complete before the August 9th class. Please contact Stephanie Faulkner at sfaulkner@ymcanco.org or 419-347-1312 ext. 503 to schedule a time to complete.

Lifeguard Recertification Course

Date: August 7th& 8th from 11 am-4 pm

Registration: Registration open until August 5th

Cost: $100 Members, $125 Non-members

REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION COURSES:

  • Must be 15 years of age and attend every class.
  • Participants will have to swim 300 yards without stopping using Breast Stroke and Freestyle.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes without arms
  • Complete the timed "Brick Test," where the participants must swim 20 yards, dive 7-10 feet to retrieve an object, and swim it back on their back, keeping their head above water.
  • A swimsuit is required for each day.

Register at the Shelby Branch or click HERE to register online. 

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