Lifeguarding

AQUATICS CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The Mesabi Family YMCA and American Red Cross Lifeguard Program prepares individuals for a lifeguard position. The purpose of the Lifeguarding Course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical service (EMS) personnel take over. The course includes certification in: Lifeguarding and First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Emergency Oxygen Administration. Participants must attend all scheduled classes and pass both a written and water skills test. This course may be audited for individuals interested in the information, skills and challenge.

FEE
FREE with a commitment contract to work for the Y!
$175 without commitment contract

REQUIREMENTS
Minimum age of 15 years before the start of class. Swim skills test required at the start of class to ensure participant safety and ability for course material

UPCOMING COURSES
Please contact Chad for information on upcoming session: cbuggert@mesabiymca.org