American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Starts September 24

Posted: Thursday, August 15, 2013

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Starts September 24 at the YWCA
Pre-test dates are September 14 and 18

Ridgewood, NJ—August 14, 2013–YWCA Bergen County is offering its next American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course beginning September 24 and running through October 10, 2013. Students must take and pass a swim test, which will be held on September 14 at 10:00 a.m. and September 18 at 7:00 p.m. Participants must be 15 years of age or older and a $10 swim test fee is due at registration.

This course prepares students with the CPR, First Aid and lifeguard techniques necessary for employment as a professional lifeguard. Classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at 112 Oak Street in Ridgewood, and the course fee is $350. For more information or to register call the YWCA Aquatics Department at 201-444-5600, x327, or visit

About YWCA Bergen County
YWCA Bergen County ( is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. We are the area’s largest provider of child care services, a recognized leader in health and fitness programs, and operator of healingSPACE, the county’s only Sexual Violence Resource Center. Celebrating nearly a century of commitment to our community, today we improve the lives of thousands of women, girls, and their families.