Scottsbluff Family YMCA

LIFEGUARD TRAINING

The Scottsbluff Family YMCA has partnered with the City of Scottsbluff to offer Red Cross Lifeguard training courses to the community.  These classes also include the American Red Cross CPR certification for the Professional Rescuer (with AED) and First Aid.

Participants must have turned 15 years old before the first day of class.  Attendance, full participation, and successful completion of all written and water tests are required to achieve official certification.

 Next Class Begins: TBA

Prerequisites:

MUST BE ABLE TO:

  • Swim 300 yards of mixed strokes (freestyle & breaststroke).
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using legs only.
  • Swim 20 yards, surface dive 10 feet, retrieve 10 pound weight and swim back to the wall in 1 minute 40 seconds. Swim goggles are not permitted.