SAVE A LIFE
YMCA Lifeguard Certification
PAULA G. MANSHIP YMCA
This course is designed to provide the participants with the knowledge and skills needed to be a lifeguard and professional rescuer. Participants will be certified in CPR Pro for the Professional Rescuer, Basic First Aid and Emergency Oxygen Administration. The course presents information on the skills and knowledge lifeguards need in pool, lake, river, surf and waterpark environments. The comprehensive course offers up-to-date information on how to lifeguard by anticipating and preventing problems before they occur and by taking action to help those in danger when necessary. The course also covers safety skills, accident prevention, scanning, guarding techniques, emergency systems, rescue skills, first aid in aquatic environments, spinal injury management, open water dangers, legal responsibilities, pool management and information on how to get a job as a lifeguard.
Minimum age of 16
Pass the Physical Competency Requirements (conducted in class on first day)
Session 3—April 29th—May 2nd (Friday 4pm – 8pm, Saturday & Sunday 8am – 6pm, Monday 5pm – 9pm)
Session 4—May 13th—16th (Friday 4pm – 8pm, Saturday & Sunday 8am – 6pm, Monday 5pm – 9pm)
Session 5—May 20th—23rd (Friday 4pm – 8pm, Saturday & Sunday 8am – 6pm, Monday 5pm – 9pm)
Session 6—June 3rd—6th (Friday 4pm – 8pm, Saturday & Sunday 8am – 6pm, Monday 5pm – 9pm)
Fees: $160 members; $200 program participants
Location: Paula G. Manship YMCA
8100 YMCA Plaza Dr.
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
225 767 9622; email@example.com