The YWCA offers the Red Cross Training Classes for Lifeguarding, Water Safety Instructors, and CPR/AED. Courses are typically offered Fall through Spring. Contact the Aquatics Department at 914.949.6227 ext. 152 for current class offerings, or check our link here.
American Red Cross Lifeguarding Training (LGT)
Certification includes LGT/First Aid/CPR/AED. Only candidates who successfully complete the swim test, which includes a 300yd swim, 2 minutes tread, and timed brick retrieval, will qualify for the class. A non-refundable pre-test fee holds your class spot. Participants must be 15 years of age by the end of the class. Class fee includes materials.
Lifeguard Review Class
The lifeguard review class is a review of lifeguarding and CPR/AED skills. Certifications cannot be expired prior to the first day of class.
CPR/AED Training Courses
Bring your own pocket mask and LGT book for review, OR, if requested in advance, we can provide mask and book for an additional fee.