Participants must be at least 16 years old and have excellent swimming skills. The class includes all books and YMCA of the USA National Certification for YMCA Lifeguard as well as American Heart and Safety Institute Basic Lifesaving including CPR, AED, Oxygen Administration and First Aid, required for certification. We will hold a class if we get enough interest. Please call Cindy at 843-665-1234 if interested.
Students must be present all dates and times listed to be certified. Students must pass all water and practical skills without error and pass all written tests with an 80% or better to be certified. The first night will include a required swim test. Those unable to meet the swim requirement will not stay in the class. Pre-work is required, so register at least one week in advance!
$195/YMCA Members $230/Participants
(one half of the fee [non-refundable and non-transferable] required at registration, balance to be paid the first day of class)
Phase 1: 100 yard front crawl with a 2 minute tread water with legs only.
Phase 2: 250 yard swim - 50 yards each of front crawl with head up, breaststroke, sidestroke, breaststroke with head up and elementary backstroke.
Phase 3: 25 yard sprint sequence with surface dive and quick exit from pool
- Swim Test Friday, April 17 5 - 7 PM
Class & Pool Saturday, April 18 8 AM - 6 PM (1 hour break)
Sunday, April 19 1:30 - 6 PM
Friday, April 24 6 - 9 PM
Saturday, April 25 8 AM - 6 PM (1 hour break)
Sunday, April 26 1:30 - 6 PM
- Swim Test Friday, May 15 5 - 7 PM
Class & Pool Saturday, May 16 8 AM - 6 PM (1 hour break)
Sunday, May 17 1:30 - 6 PM
Friday, May 22 6 - 9 PM
Saturday, May 23 8 AM - 6 PM (1 hour break)
Sunday, May 24 1:30 - 6 PM