American Red Cross Lifeguard Courses


Y programs are open to Members and Non-Members.
Financial Scholarship is provided to those who qualify.
Applications are available at the Welcome Desk.

Registration Dates
Members: Begins the 10th of the month
Non-Members: Begins the 20th of the month


American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Courses

Participants must be age 15 prior to the end of the course. This course will require participants to pass a pre-requisite test (swim 300 yards, 2 minutes of treading water and a timed brick dive with a 25-yard carry). Must attend all sessions.

No classes are currently registering

American Red Cross Lifeguard Recertification Courses

The American Red Cross (ARC) Recertification course is open to participants who currently hold an ARC Lifeguard Certification and need to recertify. This course will require participants to pass a prerequisite test (swim 300 yards, 2 minutes of treading water and a timed brick dive with a 25-yard carry). Must attend all sessions.

No classes are currently registering

 


For questions about Lifeguard Courses contact:

City Center Y: Contact Evan Kleinhaus at ekleinhaus@lancasterymca.org
Lampeter-Strasburg Y: Alicia Campbell at 717-464-4000, ext. 1243  or acampbell@lancasterymca.org

Additional Information
Participants for the full course must bring proof of age (driver’s license, copy of birth certificate, etc). Failure to pass the prerequisite test will dismiss you from the courses, and you will forfeit the non-refundable fee. Everyone should be prepared to swim and bring a packed supper/snack daily.

Certification Course Overview of Helpful Information