LIFEGUARD 2-YR. CERTIFICATION CLASS

Freehold & Old Bridge Class Fee:   $300 Member  |   $350 Non-Member
Red Bank Class Fee:  $350 Member | $375 Program Partcipant | $400 Non-Member

Blending Learning Format Course: The primary purpose of the American Red Cross Blended Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. The blended learning option combines online learning with in-person skill sessions conducted by a Red Cross-certified instructor.

Mandatory Prerequisites:
Must be at least 15 years old by the last day of the course

• Successful completion of skills pre-test:

o 300-yard continuous swim (freestyle and/or breaststroke)
o Tread water with no hands for 2 minutes
o Swim approx. 20 yards, surface dive to depth of 7-12 feet, retrieve 10lb object, kick on back carrying the object approx. 20 yards, exit the pool without the ladder in under 1 minute and 40 seconds

Certifications Earned [valid for 2 years]:
• Lifeguarding
• CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
• Standard First Aid

Freehold Family Y

Pre-test:  Sunday Nov. 24 9am

Class Dates:
Sunday Dec. 8 10am-6pm
Saturday Dec. 14 10am-6pm
Sunday Dec. 15 10am-6pm

Old Bridge Family Y

None

Red Bank Family Y

Pretest: Friday, October 25 beginning at 4 pm

Class Dates:
Sunday, Oct. 27 10am-2pm
Sunday, Nov. 3 10am-2pm
Sunday, Nov. 10 10am-2pm
Sunday, Nov. 17 10 am – 2 pm

Participants must register for the pretest prior to registering for the class. Successful completion of the pretest is required to take the class. There is a mandatory $10 pretest fee.

LIFEGUARD RE-CERTIFICATION CLASS

Class Fee*:   
$150 Member  |   $175 Non-Member

Next Class:

  • Old Bridge Family Y:  Sunday, Oct. 20 8am-6pm
  • Freehold Family Y: Sunday, Nov. 24 10am-6pm

Mandatory Prerequisites:

  • Must show proof of current Red Cross Lifeguard Certification
  • Must be at least 15 years old by the last day of the course
  • Successful completion of skills pre-test:
    • 300-yard continuous swim (freestyle and/or breaststroke)
    • Tread water with no hands for 2 minutes
    • Swim approx. 20 yards, surface dive to depth of 7-12 feet, retrieve 10lb object, kick on back carrying the object approx. 20 yards, exit the pool without the ladder in under 1 minute and 40 seconds

Certifications Earned [valid for 2 years]:

  • Lifeguarding
  • CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
  • Standard First Aid