Lifeguard Training

About Lifeguard Training

The Darien YMCA offers the most up to date and nationally recognized American Red Cross Lifeguard Training program. The course content and activities prepare lifeguard candidates to recognize emergencies, respond quickly and effectively to emergencies, and prevent drowning and other incidents.

Certifications included in this class include

  • CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (valid for 2 years)
  • First Aid (valid for 2 years)
  • Lifeguard Training (valid for 2 years)

LIFEGUARD RECERTIFICATION: (Choose one day)
Day: Saturday, August 28
Saturday, September 25
Saturday, October 16
Time: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Fees: Member $175, Non-Member $225

LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION- FULL COURSE
Fees: Member: $360, Non-Member $525
Date: November 20 - November 23
Day/Time: Saturday 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Sunday 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Monday 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Tuesday 5:00PM - 9:00PM

Date: December 18 - December 21
Day/Time: Saturday 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Sunday 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Monday 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Tuesday 5:00PM - 9:00PM

RED CROSS BABYSITTING (AGES 13+)
Although every situation is unique, there are some universal skills and techniques that every babysitter should have. Just a few of the things our babysitting classes cover include:
• Basic Care for Infants and Children
• Basic First Aid and CPR for infants and children
• Child Behavior
• Age-Appropriate Activities
• Emergency Protocols
• Professionalism
• Leadership
Date: October 1 and October 2
Day/Time: Friday 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Day/Time: Saturday 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Fees: Member $100, Non-Member $160