Lifeguard Certification

AMERICAN RED CROSS

LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION

The Siouxland YMCA offers American Red Cross lifeguard training that includes online learning, in-person hands-on skill practice, and written tests. Certification includes Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR, and AED training. Red Cross Lifeguard Certification is valid for two years from the date of completion.

Prerequisites - To be completed before the first day of class:

Minimum age: 15 years old by the first day of class.

  • Swim 300 yards with freestyle & breaststroke.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only your legs.
  • Timed brick retrieval in 1 minute 40 seconds.

Online Learning: Online course is at your own pace and takes about 7 hours to complete. Course link is emailed out up to 24 hours after registration.

Upcoming Classes

Option 1

March 22 - 23, 2024

Fees: Member $150 | Community $200

Option 2

April 8 - 11, 2024

Fees: Members $150 | Community $200

Option 3

April 26 - 27, 2024

Fees: Members $150 | Community $200

Option 4

May 3 - 4, 2024

Fees: Members $150 | Community $200

Questions?
We're here to help! 

Contact Isaac Johnson, Aquatics Supervisor
Email | ijohnson@nwsymca.org
Phone | 402-404-8439