Ridgewood YMCA Offers Lifeguard Training Courses

Posted: Thursday, January 26, 2017

The Ridgewood YMCA is offering American Red Cross Lifeguard Training courses for persons aged 15 and over. The course will teach the skills and knowledge required to become a lifeguard, including how to recognize, prevent and respond quickly to aquatic emergencies.

February course dates will be Monday, February 20 through Thursday, February 24 from 10:00am to 4:30pm. The program will be also be offered on the dates March 4, 11, 18 and 25 from 1:30 to 2:30pm.

The cost of the program is $340 per person and all participants must pass a prerequisite water skills test in order to participate. The test will be offered on February 20 from 10:00am to 11:00am and March 3 from 8:30 to 9:30pm. There is a $10 per person fee to take the test.

For further info, please contact Ridgewood YMCA Aquatics Director, Michael Stacy, at 201.444.5600 ext. 304 or email mstacy@ridgewoodymca. Information may also be found on the Ridgewood Y website at www.ridgewoodymca.org/lifeguard.

The Ridgewood YMCA is located at 112 Oak Street, Ridgewood, NJ 07450.