Pittsfield: YMCA registering for Red Cross lifeguard courses

Thursday May 9, 2013

The Pittsfield Family YMCA announces open registrations for its American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Class and Recertification Class.

Only the pre-course swim test for the Certification Class is open for registrations at this time. Participants must be at least 15 years old and have access to a computer for online learning. The pre-course swim test will be offered from 5 to 6 p.m. on Monday, May 20. The cost is $20.

After passing the test, participants must register online with the American Red Cross within 24 hours.

The Recertification Class meets Wednesday and Thursday, May 15 and 16, from 5 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, May 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Participants must attend all classes and provide proof of current lifeguarding certification, waterfront certification or recently expired certification to participate in this class.

Register online or at the YMCA.

Further information is available at pittsfieldfamilyymca.org or call Aquatics Director Georgette Keator at (413) 499-7650, ext. 11, or gkeator@pittsfieldfamilyymca.org.


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