This is a blended course which will involve e-Learning assignments to be completed.
The Y believes that preventing an accident and saving a life is worth the hours of training and dedication essential to becoming a competent lifeguard. YMCA-certified lifeguards have a serious responsibility to prevent accidents and handle emergencies properly. It is imperative that lifeguards are physically trained, mentally alert, and have the maturity to safely guard an aquatic area.
To complete the course successfully, you will be required to perform the following:
Demonstrate competency in each critical skill taught in the course
Successfully complete CPR Pro for the Professional Rescuer (including AED), First Aid for the Community, and Emergency Oxygen Administration certifications
Successfully complete water tests and all scenarios. Pass all written exams with at least an 80% score.
Pass the Physical Competency Requirements, 3 phases, which will be conducted the first day