Interested in becoming a lifeguard?
The course provides the knowledge & skills needed to become a certified senior lifeguard. Individuals must attend all scheduled class days and have total participation. Students must pass both the written & physical tests for national YMCA certification.
Lifeguard Class 2017
Next lifeguard certification class is June 6-11, 2017. Must attend all sessions (total of 30 hours) on the following days:
June 6, 7, 8, & 9: 5 pm-9 pm
June 10: 8 am-5 pm
June 11: 1 pm-5 pm.
Must meet minimum qualifications (below).
- YMCA members $200
- Non-member $220
If you are interested in this class see Lou Bergen, Aquatics Coordinator, 843-522-9622.
Essential Prerequisites: minimum age 16 and must be a very strong swimmer.
Individual must be able to pass a ¼ mile swimming test using various strokes, survival floating, treading water. CPR (adult, child, & infant), First Aid, AED and O2 certification preferred prior to class.
**CPR/First Aid Class will be included at no cost if student is not currently certified. The CPR class will be in addition to the regularly scheduled lifeguard courses.
CPR/First Aid Class
Our next class is June 24, 2017 from 8-12 pm. Please contact Lou Bergen, Aquatics Coordinator to register for this class. Space is limited!
Y member: $20