Red Cross Lifeguard Certification

Red Cross Lifeguarding

Lifeguarding is an important lifesaving skill in every community. Complete a lifeguarding course available this at the Stowe YMCA with possible employment opportunities upon completion. The participant will receive life guarding, first aid, CPR for the professional rescuer, and Automated External Defibrillator.

Prerequisites — Mandatory swim test includes—300 yard swim (front crawl and breast stroke), jump in and swim 20 yards to retrieve and return a 10 lbs. brick, tread water with feet only for 2 minutes. Attendance mandatory at all session dates and 15 years  old by the date of the last class.

Upcoming Sessions Available at the Stowe Family YMCA

Printable Information Available –      Lifeguarding May June 2017

Cost: Members – $185.00,  Program Participants – $240.00

Register online.

Classes also available at the Central YMCA.

2017 Lifeguard classes

May 17th -20th (17, 18, 19 4:00-9:00pm, May 20 9:00-5:00pm)

June 7th- 9th (June 7th 4:00-9:00pm June 8th 1:00-9:00 June 9th 9:00-5:00pm)



Lifeguard Review Classes

These class are for certified Lifeguards that need to renew their Lifeguard, First Aid and CPR certification. This is a one day class.


May 21st 1:30-5:30

June 10th 12-5:30

More information: Lifeguarding review classes 2017