Course Content & Prerequisites: This course is blended learning, an online portion must be completed before in-person skills session. 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.
E-LEARNING PORTION: To begin the eLearning portion CLICK HERE. You will be directed to create an American Red Cross account or Sign Into your existing account. You will then be automatically redirected to the list of online blended learning classes. For this certificate you must complete the Lifeguard with Waterfront Skills Course class; click LAUNCH to begin class.
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.