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: Monday, February 21
Saturday, March 26
Saturday, April 30
Saturday, May 21
Saturday, June 4
Time: 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Fees: Member $175, Non-Member $225

LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION- FULL COURSE
Fees: Member: $360, Non-Member $525
Day/Time: February 21 - 25, 10:00AM - 4:00PM
March 14 - 18
April 11 - 15
May 16 - 20, 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: March 4 + 5
Day/Time: Friday 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Day/Time: Saturday 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Fees: Member $100, Non-Member $160