Thursday, October 1st, 2020

YMCA offering Red Cross lifeguard certification

Posted: Friday, June 5, 2020

Parkview Huntington Family YMCA will be holding lifeguard certification classes from June 19 to June 25. Anyone ages 15 years or older who can meet the following prerequisites, may sign-up to attend the class.

Prerequisites include: swimming 300 yards continuously while demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing; treading water for two minutes using only the legs; completing a timed event within one minute and 40 seconds. This class is open to both members and non-members. Members receive a reduced rate. For those who also wish to pursue employment at the YMCA, there is an additional rate reduction to take the certification class.

Enrollees must plan to attend all five classes to participate. Classes will take place at the Parkview Huntington Family YMCA pool and are slated for Friday, June 19 from 5 to 7 p.m.; Monday, June 22 to Thursday June 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information or questions you may contact Sarah Kowalski, Aquatics Director at sarah.kowalski@huntingtony.org.

Those interested should call the YMCA (260) 359-9622 to register. Parkview Huntington Family YMCA is located at 1160 W 500 N.