American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Starts March 18 at the YWCA

Posted: Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Pre-test dates are March 8 & March 15

YWCA Bergen County is offering its next American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course beginning March 18 and running through April 3, 2014. Students must take and pass a swim test, which will be held on March 8 at 9:30 a.m. and March 15 at 9:30 a.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