Lifeguard Certification 2016

 

Want to learn how to save a life? Learn how to become a lifeguard at the JCC!

Lifeguarding Certification Class starts March 17, 2016.

One Sunday in April/May 9am-5pm required for First Aid and CPR (Date TBA).

This class is available to anyone who is turning 15 by the end of the course or a swimmer who is already 15 years old.  Must pass pre-requisites to enroll.

Upon successful completion of Lifeguarding course, each participant will receive an American Red Cross Universal Certificate indicating Lifeguard/First Aid, which is valid for 2 years, and an American Red Cross Universal Certificate indicating CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, which is valid for 2 years but in NY state they require this to be renewed annually.

Before anyone can sign-up you will need to complete the following pre-requisites:

*Swim 300 yards continuously, using these strokes in the following order:

-100 yards of front crawl using rhythmic breathing and a stabilizing, propellant kick.  Rhythmic breathing can be preformed either by breathing to the side or to the front.

-100 yards of breaststroke using a pull, breath, kick and glide sequence.

-100 yards of either the front crawl or breaststroke. The 100 yards may be a combination of front crawl and breaststroke.

*Treading water for 2 minutes, no use of arms.

*Starting in the water , swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7-10 feet, retrieve 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds.

Thursdays, 6:30 – 10:00 pm
15 yrs. & up
$450 plus cost of certification at the end of the course, if all requirements of the course are reached ($35.00), and you will need to provide your own CPR Mask ($12.95)

Contact Aquatics Director for more information at (914) 472-3300 x321.

Lifeguard Challenge

Is your American Red Cross certification almost expired? Get re-certified at the JCC! Call Aquatics Director at (914) 472-3300 x321 for more information.
$180

CPR & AED for the Professional Rescuer Challenge

Is your American Red Cross certification almost expired? Get recertified at the JCC!
Call Aquatics Director at (914) 472-3300 x321 for more information.
$80

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