The YMCA Lifeguard certification, cross-over and re-certification courses provide the necessary training to become a certified lifeguard, to cross-over from American Red Cross Lifeguarding and/or to recertify your current YMCA Lifeguard Certification. Attendance at all classes, successful completion of skills tests and a written test are required to receive certification.
All candidates must:
- Be at least 16
- Swim 500 yards continuously
- Tread water for 2 minutes without using hands;
- And surface dive to 12 feet.
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