Interested in becoming a lifeguard?
The course provides the knowledge & skills needed to become a certified senior lifeguard. Individuals must attend all scheduled class days and have total participation. Students must pass both the written & physical tests for national YMCA certification.
2018 Lifeguard Classes are as follows:
March 1-4 + March 10-11
April 12-15 + April 21 & 22
May 3-6 + May 12 & 13
May 24-27 + June 2-3
September 13-16 + Sept. 22-23
For exact times on these training dates please see Lou Bergen, Aquatics Director. This certification class is 32 hours in total. Must meet minimum qualifications (below).
- YMCA members $200
- Non-member $220
If you are interested in this class see Lou Bergen, Aquatics Director 843-522-9622.
Essential Prerequisites: minimum age 16 and must be a very strong swimmer.
Individual must be able to pass a ¼ mile swimming test using various strokes, survival floating, treading water. CPR (adult, child, & infant), First Aid, AED and O2 certification preferred prior to class.
**CPR/First Aid Class will be included at no cost if student is not currently certified. The CPR class will be in addition to the regularly scheduled lifeguard courses.
CPR/First Aid Class
Saturdays from 8am-12:00 pm on the following dates in 2018:
- March 17
- April 7
- April 28
- May 19
- June 9
- June 30
- Oct. 13
Please contact Lou Bergen, Aquatics Director to register for this class. Space is limited!
Y member: $20