Course Content & Prerequisites: These courses is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to emergencies in and around pools. Participants must successfully complete the following prerequisite swimming skills: 300-yd, continuous swim using front crawl and/or breaststroke; tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs; swim 20 yards, retrieve a 10 pound brick from a maximum depth of 12 feet, then swim 20 yards with both hands on the brick. Participants must be 15 or older by completion of course. Please contact the Kenosha YMCA with questions.
Certificate: American Red Cross Lifeguarding (includes CPR/AED and First Aid), upon successful completion of the written and physical skills tests. Certificate is valid for 2 years.