Pharr Family YMCA
Jr. Lifeguarding Class
BUILD A FOUNDATION TO RESCUE
American Red Cross Jr. Lifeguarding Class
Central YMCA & Stowe Family YMCA
Jr Lifeguarding is designed to guide youth to become Lifeguards by building a foundation of knowledge, attitudes and skills needed for future Lifeguards. For youths 11-14 years old.
Classes are offered both at the Central YMCA in Gastonia and the Stowe Family YMCA in Belmont.
- Swim the front crawl for 25 yards continuously while breathing to the front or side.
- Swim the breaststroke for 25 yards using a pull, breath, kick and glide sequence.
- Tread water for 1 minute and show a level of comfort by floating on back for 30 seconds or back crawl 25 yards.
- Submerge and swim a distance of 10 feet underwater.
June 11 & 12 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Central YMCA or Stowe Family YMCA
Fees: Members: $65
Program Participants: $85
Candace Hyde firstname.lastname@example.org or 704.865.8551
Stowe Family YMCA
Jeff Pesesky email@example.com or 704.822.9622
Join us at the Stowe Family YMCA Location
Although the Gaston County Family YMCA does not operate an aquatics program on site at the Pharr Family YMCA, all Pharr/Stowe joint members are welcome to enjoy the pool and amenities at the Robert Lee Stowe Jr. Family YMCA. Pharr Family YMCA exclusive members are encouraged to visit any of the Gaston County Family YMCAs up to three times per month!
As a member of the William J. Pharr Family YMCA, you will also receive member discounts on all swim lessons at any of the Gaston County Family YMCAs.