Certification Courses

Certification Courses

The Wilkes-Barre YMCA is pleased to offer American Red Cross and YMCA certifications in Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, First Aid, and O2 Administration.

American Red Cross Lifeguard

Pittston
11/13/21 - 12/5/21
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The American Red Cross Lifeguard course is open to candidates 15 years of age or older. Lifeguard candidates will be required to pass a pre-test involving:

  • 300 yard swim (freestyle or breaststroke)
  • treading water for 2 minutes without the use of hands
  • retrieving a submerged 10 lb brick from the deep end of the pool and swimming with the brick to the shallow end without the use of hands

Sessions will be from 8 am – 8 pm on both days for the weekend listed. Attendance at each scheduled session is mandatory. American Red Cross Lifeguard certifications are valid for 2-years from date of completion and include professional CPR/AED.

A $50 nonrefundable deposit is due at the time of registration. Remainder of the payment will be due after successful completion of the pretest.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberMemberNon-Member
9/13/21 10/4/21 Online / Front Desk $ 200.00$ 200.00$ 250.00
10/25/21 11/5/21 Online / Front Desk $ 200.00$ 200.00$ 250.00
11/15/21 11/30/21 Online / Front Desk $ 200.00$ 200.00$ 250.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Minimum Deposit
11/13/21 - 11/14/21
$ 50.00 Registration
Closed
12/04/21 - 12/05/21
$ 50.00 Registration
Closed

American Red Cross Lifeguard Renewal

Pittston
10/30/21 - 12/12/21
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The American Red Cross Lifeguard Renewal course is open to candidates 15 years of age or older. Lifeguard candidates will be required to pass a pre-test involving:

  • 300 yard swim (freestyle or breaststroke)
  • treading water for 2 minutes without the use of hands
  • retrieving a submerged 10 lb brick from the deep end of the pool and swimming with the brick to the shallow end without the use of hands

Session will be from 8 am – 8 pm on the day listed. Attendance at each scheduled session is mandatory. American Red Cross Lifeguard certifications are valid for 2-years from date of completion and include professional CPR/AED.

A $50 nonrefundable deposit is due at the time of registration. Remainder of the payment will be due after successful completion of the pretest.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberMemberNon-Member
9/13/21 9/30/21 Online / Front Desk $ 125.00$ 125.00$ 175.00
11/1/21 11/15/21 Online / Front Desk $ 125.00$ 125.00$ 175.00
11/16/21 11/30/21 Online / Front Desk $ 125.00$ 125.00$ 175.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Minimum Deposit
10/30/21
$ 50.00 Registration
Closed
11/21/21
$ 50.00 Registration
Closed
12/12/21
$ 50.00 Registration
Closed

 

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