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SAVE LIVES. BECOME A LIFEGUARD!

Whether you are looking for a great summer job or career as a professional lifeguard, the Greater Naples YMCA Lifeguard program is the place to begin! Through classroom activities, group discussion, online e-learning, and hands-on practice, you’ll learn the skills you need to work as a lifeguard.

Get Certified in: American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED (all valid for two years). Class attendance is mandatory. Participants must pass the prerequisite skills test to continue with this class. To achieve certification, participants must pass the in-water skills tests, written tests and online class.

Pre-qualification swim test and online coursework must be completed prior to the first day of class. Call or email to schedule your swim test.


UPCOMING 2020 TRAININGS:

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MARCH SESSION

CERTIFICATION DETAILS

3 Day Lifeguard Certification Course: March 6 - 8

Get Certified in: American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED (all valid for two years). Class attendance is mandatory. Participants must pass the prerequisite skills test to continue with this class. To achieve certification, participants must pass the in-water skills tests, written tests and online class.

PRICE: $200 for the 3 day course and online class.


REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 16 years of age
  • Swim 300 yards continuously
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using legs only
  • Swim 20 yards in one minute and forty seconds, surface dive to a depth of up to 10 feet, pick up a 10 pound object, and return.
  • Must pass swim test

*Must have 5 participants to hold the class.


CLASS SCHEDULE

  • Friday, March 6: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 7: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sunday, March 8: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

 


QUESTIONS?

For more information on Lifeguard Certifications, please contact:

Jeremiah Villasante
Office: 239.571.9023
E-mail Jeremiah