Lifeguard Certification

RED CROSS LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION FOR SUMMER 2018


AT NORTH BRUNSWICK TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL & RARITAN VALLEY YMCA, JUNE 17TH, 23RD & 24TH (MUST ALSO PASS ONLINE COURSE. MUST PASS SWIM TEST ON EITHER JUNE 10TH OR JUNE 17TH)

Course Flyer

Dates and times:

  • (Skills pre-test) Sunday, June 10th, 11:45am to 12:30pm at North Brunswick Township High School, OR Sunday, June 17th, 10:45am to 11:30am at North Brunswick Township High School
  • Sunday, June 17th, 11:30am to 6:00pm at North Brunswick Township High School
  • Saturday, June 23rd, 10:00am to 4:15pm at Raritan Valley YMCA (East Brunswick)
  • Sunday, June 24th, 11:30am to 6:00pm at North Brunswick Township High School

(Must be present for all hours of all sessions.)

Cost:

  • Non-member: $295
  • Raritan Valley YMCA Member: $268

$30 non-refundable testing fee (counts toward total course fee) due with registration. Balance is due within 24 hours of passing the test.

Register Online Here, if taking swim test June 10

Register Online Here, if taking swim test June 17

or call 732-257-4114

Course Description

Provides entry-level participants the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over.

Successfully passing the course results in Red Cross Professional Rescuer certification in lifeguarding, first aid, CPR, and AED. Certificate is valid for 2 years. Participants MUST attend all classes/skill trainings and successfully complete the final written tests and skills tests to become certified. There are no make-ups for missed classes. This is a blended learning course, including an online portion which must be completed prior to the start of the first class session on June 17th.

All candidates must be 15 years old as of June 24th, 2018 and pass a swim test. Those who do not pass the test will not continue with the course, and testing fee will not be refunded. Passing the swim test requires ALL of the following:

  • Swim 300 yards continuously without stopping.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.
  • Complete this timed event within 1 minute and 40 seconds: starting in the water, swim 20 yards, surface dive to a depth of 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point, exit the water without using steps or a ladder.

Course Locations:

North Brunswick Township High School
98 Raider Road
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
(Located off Rt. 130)

Raritan Valley YMCA
144 Tices Lane
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
732-257-4114
RaritanValleyYMCA.org

REFUND POLICY: A full refund will only be issued if a member withdraws 7 days prior to the swim test. If a member withdraws after this date, no refund will be issued.

Register Online Here, if taking swim test June 10

Register Online Here, if taking swim test June 17

or call 732-257-4114