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Lifeguard Certification

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Courses

Interested in a great summer job or challenging career as a professional lifeguard? Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, you’ll learn teamwork, rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid and CPR/AED and other skills you need to work as a professional lifeguard.  Successful completion results in a 2-year certification in Lifeguarding that includes first aid, professional-level CPR and AED in one certificate.


For more information contact Chris Trigg, Aquatics Program Coordinator, at 570-421-2525 ext 128 or at swimlessons@poconoymca.org 


Recert Classes ($100 Y Member, $125 Non-Member)

  • March 13 & 14
  • May 22 & 23 

Certification Classes ($175 Y Member, $210 Non-Member)

  • April 17-19
  • april 24-26
  • May 1-3
  • May 15-17
  • June 19-21