ARC Lifeguarding Class

Coastal Health & Safety Associates 
 American Red Cross Lifeguard Course

YMCA offerings for Spring 2014

February 2014

Wednesday 19th  5-8pm                                Swim Test, Classroom Sections

Saturday 22rd 9am-6pm                 Entries / Approaches / Rescues –break- CPR/AED/First Aid

Monday 24th 5pm-8pm                  Rescues with CPR, Backboarding

Wednesday 26th 5pm-8pm           Backboarding Review, Testing (written and skills)

February 19th – 27th must attend all 4 classes



March 2014

Monday 10th 5-8pm                         Swim Test, Classroom Sections

Tuesday 11th 5pm-8pm                  Entries/Approaches/Rescues

Wednesday 12th 5-8pm                 CPR/AED

Thursday 13th 5pm-8pm                                First Aid

Friday 14th 5pm-9pm                       Rescues with CPR, back boarding land/water

Saturday 15th 9am-4pm                 Review –break- Testing (written and skills)
March 10th – 15th must attend all 5 classes



April 2014

Tuesday 8th 5-8pm                           Swim Test, Classroom Sections

Thursday 10th 5-8pm                       Entries/Approaches/Rescues

Saturday 12th 9am-5pm                 CPR/AED –break- First Aid/Back boarding

Tuesday 15th 5pm-9pm                  Water Back boarding/ Rescues with CPR, Testing (written and skills)

April 8th – 15th must attend all 4 classes



May 2014

Thursday 1st  5-8pm                         Swim Test, Classroom Sections

Friday 2nd 5-8pm                               Entries/Approaches/Rescues

Saturday 3rd 9am-1pm                   CPR/AED

Thursday 8th 5-8pm                         First Aid

Friday 9th 5-8pm                                back boarding, Rescues with CPR

Saturday 10th 9am-1pm                 Review –break- Testing (written and skills)

May 1st – 10th must attend all 6 classes


May 2014 Last Call for 2014

Monday 26th 3pm-9pm                  Swim test, Classroom Section –break- Entries and Approaches

Wednesday 28th 3pm-9pm           Rescues, CPR/AED, First Aid

Friday 30th 3pm-9pm                       back boarding, Rescues with CPR, Review

Saturday 31st 9am-12noon           Testing (written and skills)

May 26th-31st must attend all 4 classes


No more than 10 people per class. Must sign up 48 hours prior to start of class.




  • Minimum age of 15 (the last day of the course)
  • Swim 300 yards continuously, NOT TIMED
  • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using the front crawl (Freestyle) or breaststroke, surface dive 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
*if you are unable to successfully complete the above, you will be asked to return when you can.
For more information please contact:      Nicole Fairfield
                                                         (912) 571-7379