Lifeguard Certification

Lifeguard Certification

LIFEGUARD TRAINING – Blended Learning Class

  • 19 hours in person , 8 hours online blended learning, the last scheduled class will be held at Teays Valley YMCA for skills evaluation
  • Skills and knowledge to prevent & respond to aquatic emergencies
  • CPR/AED for the professional rescuer
  • First Aid
  • Two-year certification

AGES Must be 15 by last day of course attended

After registering for class, you will be emailed a link to start the online portion of the class. This is a blended learning class where videos are watched online and skills are practiced in the in-person class sessions.

Skill Evaluation: The Skills Evaluation consists of:

    • 300 yard swim of front crawl and/or breaststroke

    • Tread water for 2 minutes using only legs

    • Timed event, goggles not allowed. Swim, surface dive to a depth of 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object. Swim 20 yards with only legs and exit water without using a ladder or steps. PARTICIPANTS MUST PASS THE ENTIRE SKILLS EVALUATION.

Failure to attend all class dates, pass all written tests, and/or skills test will result in forfeiture of class fees. All classes are nonrefundable.

 

If you have any questions please contact Kaitlin Horton via email at khorton@ymcaofkv.org

American Red Cross Lifeguard Class

Charleston Family YMCA
2/18/21 - 5/23/21
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LIFEGUARD TRAINING

• Skills and knowledge to prevent & respond to aquatic emergencies • CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer • First Aid • Two Year Certification •

AGES: Must be 15 by last day of course attended

 

Class times:

Thursday        6pm-10pm

Friday            6pm-10pm

Saturday        8:30am- 2:30pm

Sunday          10:00am- 3:30pm at Teays Valley YMCA

 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
1/1/20 5/15/21 Front Desk $ 196.00$ 260.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
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2/18/21 2/21/21 11 / 11 Available
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02/15/2021
3/11/21 3/14/21 11 / 11 Available
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02/15/2021
3/25/21 3/28/21 11 / 11 Available
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02/15/2021
4/15/21 4/18/21 11 / 11 Available
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02/15/2021
4/29/21 5/2/21 11 / 11 Available
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02/15/2021
5/13/21 5/16/21 11 / 11 Available
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02/15/2021
5/20/21 5/23/21 11 / 11 Available
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02/15/2021

Lifeguard Recertification

Charleston Family YMCA
3/16/21 - 5/4/21
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Recertification Class

Students must watch videos and complete lessons online prior to meeting. Must sign up at least 3 days in advance to complete course work. Must show prior lifeguard certification & from online portion.

Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
1/5/21 5/1/21 Online / Front Desk $ 110.00$ 145.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
3/16/21 3/16/21 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm 8 / 10 Available Register  
Closes
03/13/2021
4/6/21 4/6/21 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm 10 / 10 Available Register  
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04/03/2021
5/4/21 5/4/21 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm 10 / 10 Available Register  
Closes
05/01/2021

Skills Evaluation

Charleston Family YMCA
2/15/21 - 5/17/21
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A Skills Evaluation must be passed prior to signing up for a Lifeguard Class

Attend a Skill Evaluation.
The Skills Evaluation consists of:
-300 yard swim of front crawl and/or breaststroke
-Tread water for 2 minutes using only legs
-Timed event, goggles not allowed. Swim, surface dive to a
depth of 6 feet, swim 10-15 yards along the bottom and
retrieve a 10-pound object. Swim 20 yards with only legs
and exit water without using a ladder or steps.

PARTICIPANTS MUST PASS THE ENTIRE SKILLS EVALUATION.

After passing the Skill Evaluation you will be given a card
which allows you to register for any available lifeguard class.
Registration for a Lifeguard Class must be done in person at the front desk and the skill evaluation completion card must be presented


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
1/1/21 5/31/21 Online / Front Desk $ 5.00$ 5.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Minimum Deposit
2/15/21 2/15/21 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm $ 5.00 Register  
Closes
02/12/2021
3/8/21 3/8/21 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm $ 5.00 Register  
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03/05/2021
3/22/21 3/22/21 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm $ 5.00 Register  
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03/19/2021
4/12/21 4/12/21 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm $ 5.00 Register  
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04/09/2021
4/26/21 4/26/21 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm $ 5.00 Register  
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04/23/2021
5/10/21 5/10/21 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm $ 5.00 Register  
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05/07/2021
5/17/21 5/17/21 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm $ 5.00 Register  
Closes
05/14/2021