22 South Beltline Hwy. East • P.O. Box 2423  •  Scottsbluff, NE 69363    •    308.635.2318

Lifeguard Certification & Recertification

These classes include Red Cross Lifeguard book and certification, the American Red Cross CPR certification for the Professional Rescuer (with AED) and First Aid Certification & pocket mask.  Must attend all classes to complete course.

Participant Details:

  • Participants must be at least 15 years old prior to start of class.
  • Registration Fee: $175
  • Recertification Fee:  $75
  • Held at the Scottsbluff Family YMCA


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 20 yards in 1 minute 40 seconds. Swim goggles are not permitted.

   Lifeguard Class:

  •  Participants must attend all days to successfully complete course
  • Sack lunch, snacks, water bottle, swim suit and towel are required every day. 



Contact the YMCA for class dates at 308.635-2318