Lifeguard Certification

RED CROSS LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION FOR SUMMER 2017


AT NORTH BRUNSWICK TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL & RARITAN VALLEY YMCA, JUNE 18TH, 24TH & 25TH (MUST ALSO COMPLETE ADDITIONAL ONLINE COURSE)

Dates and times:

  • Sunday, June 18th, 10am to 5pm at North Brunswick Township High School
  • Saturday, June 24th, 12:30pm to 5pm at Raritan Valley YMCA (East Brunswick)
  • Sunday, June 25th, 10am to 5pm at North Brunswick Township High School

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

Cost:

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

Online Registration Here 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 last class session.

All candidates must be 15 years old as of June 25th, 2017 and pass a swim test. The swimming test will take place the first day of the class. Failure to pass the swim test will result in removal from the course and a refund of all but $50 of course fees. 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 first day of class. If a member withdraws from class after this date, no refund will be issued.

Online Registration Here or call 732-257-4114