City of Yucaipa Offering Lifeguard Training for Individuals 15 Years and Older

By on April 10, 2019

Are you looking to become a certified, professional lifeguard?

The city of Yucaipa is offering a four-day program of videos, group discussion and hands-on practice to prepare individuals to provide safety and life-saving skills as a certified lifeguard. Class participants will learn teamwork, rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid and CPR/AED and other skills needed to successfully complete the coursework leading to a 2-year certification in lifeguarding.

Class prerequisites will include completing a 7-hour online assignment prior to the first class. Additional prerequisites will include completing a 300-yard swim, 25-yard brick retrieval and 2-minutes of treading water during the first in-person class meeting. Successfully completing the lifeguarding class will include earning certification in lifeguarding, professional-level CPR and AED (automated external defibrillator) in one certificate.

The city of Yucaipa’s Lifeguard Training class will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 16, 18, 23 and 25 from 4 to 9 p.m. at the city’s 7th St. Pool at 12385 7th St. in Yucaipa. Fees for the training sessions are $172.50 for Yucaipa residents and $207.00 for non-Yucaipa residents.

For more information on this class, contact Yucaipa’s Community Service department at: 909-790-7460. To register online, go to: https://apm.activecommunities.com/yucaipa/Activity_Search/lifeguard-training-2019-4-16-4-18-4-23-4-25/17538.