Lifeguard Certification Class

New Britain YMCA, 50 High Street

This is a great opportunity for high school students (age 15+) and college students to get ready for applying for a summer job by getting certified as a lifeguard over winter break. 

Provides entry-level participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over. Must be 15 years old or older to participate.

December 26th– 9AM-5PM (Pre-test*)
December 27th– 9AM-5PM
December 28th– 9AM-5PM
December 29th– 9AM-5PM
Members: $275
Program Members: $300
Non-Members: $350
Location: New Britain-Berlin YMCA, 50 High Street, New Britain
Contact: Ashley Jordan (860) 229-3787

*PRE-TEST: All PARTICIPANTS MUST PASS TO PARTICIPATE IN COURSE. Swim 300 yards (12 laps) continuously on front, tread water for 2 minutes using legs only, and complete a timed event within 1 minute 40 seconds (surface dive to retrieve a 10lb object).

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