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.

Class times:

Thursday        6pm-10pm

Friday            6pm-8pm

Saturday        8:30am- 4:30pm

Sunday          1:30 pm- 3:30pm at Teays Valley YMCA

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

Recertification Wait List

Charleston Family YMCA
5/3/21 - 7/31/21
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This waitlist does not guarantee a spot in a class nor guarantee a class. If enough participants are needed it may justify a class.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
4/30/21 7/1/21 Online / Front Desk $ 0.00$ 0.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
05/03/21 - 07/31/21
Registration
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