YMCA OF COLUMBIA-WILLAMETTE

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Lifeguard Training & Certification

Swim Hard. Save Lives

Both the Sherwood Family YMCA and the Clark County Family YMCA offer Lifeguard Training and Certifications.

Prerequisite Skills for All Lifeguard Training Courses:

  • Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing.
  • Tread water for two minutes using legs only.
  • In one minute, 40 seconds or less: Swim 20 yards, surface dive 7-10 feet to retrieve a 10 lbs brick and return to start without brick re-entering water.

Lifeguard Review Course

Successful completion of the course extends current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification for two years. Participants must present a valid Red Cross Lifeguard certification and bring a copy of their Lifeguard Participant Manual.

Lifeguard Training Course

Learn to keep people safe. Successful candidates will receive certification valid for two years. 100% attendance required.

Offered at the following locations

Sherwood Regional Family YMCA

Clark County Family YMCA
Upcoming Classes

June 22-24 at the Clark County Family YMCA, view flier here.

Register now

Contact Angela Garner at 360.258.3837 or agarner@ymcacw.org for more information and to sign up.