Ridgewood YMCA 201.444.5600
Ridgewood YMCA 201.444.5600

Lifeguard Training


Learn the skills and knowledge required to become a lifeguard, including how to recognize, prevent and respond quickly to aquatic emergencies.

lifeguard training classes

Dates Times Register
June 15, 16 & 22 9:00am-5:00pm REGISTER
Re-Certification Class (June 22)   REGISTER

The swim pre-test (which consists of swimming skills and drills demonstrated in the pool) is held on the first day at 9am. The classes meet from 10am-5pm for all 3 days.

This training course is an American Red Cross training. Participants must pass a prerequisite swim test in order to take this course. The course fee is $365. ($400 for Non-member)

Payment is due in full for the course.  If you do not pass the swim test, then you will have 1 make up test permitted within a 1 year period.

*For a recertification, you may attend the single recertification class. (Reduced fee of $200) 

Questions? Contact Kyle Gill at email kgill@ridgewoodymca.org.

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