The Hunterdon County YMCA offers the Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification which includes certifications in First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer with Oxygen and AED and Lifeguarding. Lifeguard Challenge classes are also offered for those currently certified who wish to be re-certified without taking the class over again. Students must be 15 years old by the end of the last day of class to take this course.
New! LIFEGUARD PREP
Want to learn the swim strokes and gain fitness so you are ready to successfully take the Lifeguard course? Special daytime course (great for moms, students or empty nesters). Can’t come during the week? Saturday Mini-course available. Lifeguard Pre-test will be administered at the end of the course.
Red Cross Lifeguard Course
Must be 15 years old by end of course and take a swim test the first day of class to qualify. Lifeguard manuals are available online. Upon successful completion, this class provides the certifications required to be legally employed as a lifeguard.
Lifeguard Recertification Course
Includes pre-test, skill review and written and practical final test. Bring CPR mask. Re-certifies Red Cross Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR, O2 and AED valid for 2 years. Please Note: There is no longer any grace period for expired Lifeguard Certifications. You must re-certify before expiration or take full Red Cross Lifeguard course in its entirety.
For all Red Cross Courses: Students must provide a valid email address at registration to allow for communication with the instructor. Course textbooks can be downloaded for free by going to redcross.org and click on “Take A Class”. Click “Learn About Our Programs” on the left. Scroll down and click “Lifeguarding”. Bringing a copy of the book to class is recommended. Upon successful completion of one of our lifeguard classes students will receive the following certifications: 1) American Red Cross Lifeguard and First Aid 2) CPR for Lifeguards with AED 3) Administering Emergency Oxygen. All certifications are valid for 2 years.
For more information contact Flora Mannino, 908-483-4924 or firstname.lastname@example.org