Calling All Future Lifeguards! Lifeguard Training this February

The Hilltop YMCA is Now Hiring Lifeguards!

College bound? Looks great on a college application!
Need certified? We'll certify you- we offer paid training!
Like working with friends? We have a great referral program!

Now that we have your attention, the Hilltop YMCA will be offering a Lifeguard Training Class beginning in February.

DATES*:

  • Saturday, February 16: 8:00am- 4:00pm
  • Sunday, February 17: 11:00am- 4:00pm
  • Friday, February 22: 4:00- 9:00pm
  • Saturday, February 23: 8:00am- 4:00pm
  • Sunday, February 24: 11:00am- 4:00pm

*Must be able to attend every day

COST: 

  • Member: $200
  • Non-Member: $250

Those who become lifeguards at the Y will receive the class for FREE!**

LIFEGUARD TRAINING PROVIDES:

  • Skills and knowledge to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies
  • CPR/AED for the professional rescuers
  • First Aid
  • Administering Emergency Oxygen
  • First points about program
  • List points about program

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be at least 15 years old by the last day of the course attended
  • Attend ALL training sessions
  • Demonstrate competency in all required skills, activities and scenarios
  • Pass a written test with a score of at least 80%
  • Successfully complete the following prerequisites:
    • Swim 300 yards continuously 
    • Tread water for 2 minutes using legs only
    • Swim 20 yards, surface dive in 7-10 feet of water, retrieve a 10lb object and swim 20 yards on your back to return to starting point (this is a timed event)
    • Perform all required skills with accuracy 

Participants must pass the entire pre-skills test in order to continue the course

**Failure to pass the pre-test or final exam results in forfeiture of class fees

For more information or to sign up for the class, please email Brandon Foley

 

Branch Category: Hilltop YMCA