Lifeguard Course

Danville YMCA Lifeguard Class

RED CROSS LIFEGUARDING CLASS

Next Class Begins: November 17-19, 2023

Friday 4-8 p.m. – Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. – Sunday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Cost*: Members – $200    Non-Members – $225     Employees – $50

Call or Visit the Front Desk to Register

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Participants must be 15 years or older by the last day of the course.

This fee includes all the course training listed below, books and a rescue mask.  Sign up is first-come-first serve (max 8 students).  The instructor for this course is Kendall Dalzell. For further questions please contact kdalzell@danvilleymca.org.

Note: Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course will include Red Cross Lifeguarding and Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid.

Bring the following items with you to each class:

  • Lifeguard Manual, Rescue Mask & Pack, and whistle (included in the cost of course)
  • Notebook/Pen
  • Bathing Suit & Towel

 PREREQUISITE SWIM REQUIREMENT:

300 swim of either front crawl (freestyle) or breaststroke.

2 minute kick, legs only

20 yd. swim, retrieve a 10 lb. object from 11 ft. depth and return to starting point in 1 min. 40 sec.

*There is a $25 non-refundable fee for the pre-requisite swim. If a participant does not pass the pre-requisite swim, this fee will not be refunded.