Member Pricing: $150 | Non-Member Pricing: $225
Caldwell YMCA: Jan 6-12 | Feb 27-23 | Mar 23-27 | Apr 23-26
Downtown Boise YMCA: Jan 17-20 | Feb 27-Mar 1 | Mar 20-23 | Apr 23-26 | May 21-24
West Boise YMCA: Mar 23-27 | May 5-14 | May 20-23
The YMCA has the most comprehensive lifeguarding program in the country. The curriculum includes Lifeguarding certification, Basic Life Support which includes CPR and AED Essentials, First Aid and Emergency Oxygen Administration. In addition to the Pool Lifeguarding Certification, the participants will be certified in Water Park and Waterfront Lifeguarding. Attendance is mandatory for all days in the session for certification. Fee includes course materials, certifications, CPR mask, fanny pack, and a whistle.
Prerequisites: Must be able to tread water for two minutes (legs only) and swim 100 yards using the front crawl. Must also be able to swim 50 yards each using the front crawl (head up), breaststroke, breaststroke (head up), and an elementary backstroke kick with hands on chest. Must also perform a feet-first surface dive in 8 to 10 feet of water and then swim underwater for 15 feet. Pre-work for the course can take up to 5 hours prior to the start of class.
For more information, please contact:
Downtown Boise YMCA – 208 344 5502 ext 227
West Boise YMCA – 208 377 9622 ext 428
Caldwell YMCA – 208 459 2498 ext 675