The Worthington Area YMCA is proud to offer full American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification and First Aid & CPR Certification courses to our community and the surrounding areas. We offer Lifeguarding Certification, Lifeguard Review, First Aid/CPR Certification and first Aid/CPR Review classes several times a year. Check below for our current and upcoming Lifeguarding and First Aid/CPR Certifications and Reviews.
Participants will undergo 30 hours of coursework: 7 hours online prior to first class and 23 hours in classroom. Participants will be contacted by the instructor and must provide a valid email and phone number when registering. Participants will be required to complete the online learning portion prior to attending class on the 1st day. Participants must pass the following physical requirements on Day 1 to continue the course:
Class Fee: $175.00 per participant
September 4th 8am-8pm
September 5th 8am-8pm
September 6th 8am-5pm
October 21st 8am-8pm
October 22nd 8am-8pm
October 23rd 8am-5pm
The Lifeguarding Review class is for any currently certified lifeguards who are still under their two year certification or not past their 30 day expiration period. Course is 10 hours in length. This comprehensive review course will bring Lifeguards up to the current American Red Cross Standards, and recertify them for another 2 years. CPR, First Aid and AED reviews are included in the cost of the program, 10 hours of course work and hands on experience. Participants must pass a physical test: 300yd swim, 2 minutes treading water without hands and a timed recovery drill. Each class is restricted to 10 participants.
Class Fee: $75.00 per participant
This course includes 4 hours of course work and skill testing. Each class is restricted to 10 participants.