American Red Cross Training

AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD TRAINING (ages 15+): Lifeguard training is a great skill to have.  In order to successfully pass this course, you will need to pass a practical and written test with 80% of better.  Certifications include American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid, and CPR for the Professional Rescuer and AED. 
This class does require passing some prerequisite water skills prior to entry.  Prerequisites: Swim 300 yards continuously using these strokes in the following order: (100 yards front crawl using rhythmic breathing, 100 yards breaststroke using correct kick, pull, glide form, 100 yards either front crawl or breaststroke or a combination of the two strokes). Swim 20 yards using front drawl or breaststroke, surface dive to 9ft, retrieve a 10 lb. brick, swim 20 yards to starting point with object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps in 1 minute 40 seconds and 2 minutes tread water without hand.  Prescreening will be held the first day of class.  Participants will be refunded the cost of the class if they do not pass the prerequisites. Participants should bring ID to verify age the first day of class.  Books are included in the fees.  EVERY SESSION MUST BE ATTENDED IN FULL! NO EXCEPTIONS.  SEPT 7, 14, 21, 28 and  OCT 12 from 12:30-5:30PM @ 20th Ave Y or OCT 11-12 AND 18-19  from 9am-5pm at @ DTC Y.

AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD TRAINING RE-CERTIFICATION: A class for individuals needing to re-certify their Lifeguarding, First Aid, and/or CPR.  This class is designed for those who feel comfortable demonstrating their skills without needing a review.  you will be expected to competently demonstrate all the lifeguard skills and the pre-course swim of 300 yards, and the 10 lb. brick retrieval at 9 feet.  You must pass a written exam with an 80% or better.  If you are interested in re-certifying your CPR or First Aid only, you can attend only that portion-and must demonstrate competency in all skills and pass a written exam with 80% or better. SEPT 14, 2014 from 9am-3pm @ DTC Y.

 
Tracy Gilles, Downtown Aquatics Director
Email:tracygilles@oshkoshymca.org
Phone:920-236-3380
Roxanne Lee, 20th Avenue Aquatics Director
Email:roxannelee@oshkoshymca.org
Phone:920-230-8439