Lifeguard Classes and Re-certifications

The Jewish Community Center of Youngstown is offering lifeguard certification courses. The online portion is available anytime. The online portion must be completed before the in water classroom portion.

These classes provide entry-level participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries, and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel can take over. Participants who successfully complete the lifeguarding course receive an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, valid for two years.


LIFEGUARDING, FIRST AID, CPR & AED CLASS
Participants will learn skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries, and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel can take over. Participants will receive an American Red Cross certificate valid for two years upon completion.
Dates: Saturday & Sunday, March 13–14; Saturday & Sunday, April 10-11
Time: 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Cost: $187/Member | $250/Non Member
Lifeguard recertifications are also available upon request.

FIRST AID, CPR, & AED CLASS
Participants will learn to recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing, and first aid emergencies. This program teaches participants the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill person and to decide whether advanced medical care is needed. Participants will receive an online module that must be completed prior to the in-person session.   
Dates: Saturday, February 13 | Time: 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Cost: $75/Member | $100/Non Member


BABYSITTING CLASS (Ages 11 - 15)
This program provides youth with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants including leadership skills, developing a babysitting business, basic child care, and basic first aid.
Dates: Saturday, April 3 | Time: 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Cost: $52/Member | $70/Non Member



Lifeguard recertifications are also available upon request.
$75/Member | $100/Non Member

For more information contact the Aquatics Coordinator at 330.746.3250 ext. 112 or aquatics@jewishyoungstown.org

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