Trainings and Certifications

This program helps to build a foundation of knowledge, attitudes, and skills for future lifeguards. Participants will improve their swimming skills, gain knowledge of water safety and rescue skills, and build confidence. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will receive American Red Cross certificates in Basic Water Rescue, CPR and First Aid, and Babysitters Training.

Dates: July 11 - July 15 or August 1 - August 5 | Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
$187/Member | $250/Non Member

This class provides participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatic emergencies until EMS personnel can take over. Participants who successfully complete the course receive an American Red Cross certificate.

Participants must pass a prerequisite swim consisting of: a 300 yard swim, either front crawl or breaststroke; 2 minutes treading water with legs only; and a timed 20 yard swim - retrieve a 10 pound brick from 10 feet of water and return to the start (in 1 minute 40 seconds).

Elearning materials will be sent to the participants at least one week prior to the class and MUST be completed before the class starts.

Dates Times
Friday, July 8 - Sunday, July 10 Friday: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location: JCC of Youngstown
Cost: $187/Member | $250/Non Member

Lifeguard and CPR recertifications are available upon request.

Lifeguard Recertification
Cost: $93/Member | $125/Non Member

CPR Recertification
Cost: $75/Member | $100/Non Member

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