The YMCA of Harrison County will be offering a YMCA Lifeguard Class designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to be a lifeguard and professional rescuer.
Participants will be certified in CPR pro, basic first aid and emergency oxygen administration. Course presents information on the skills and knowledge lifeguards need in pool, lake, river, surf and water park environments. The comprehensive course offers up-to-date information on how to lifeguard by anticipating and preventing problems before they occur and by taking action to help those in danger when necessary.
The course also covers safety skills, accident prevention, scanning, guarding techniques, emergency systems, rescue skills, first aid in aquatic environments, spinal injury management, open water dangers, legal responsibility, pool management and info on how to get a job as a lifeguard.
This course is for ages 16 and older and will be instructed by the YMCA of Harrison County Program Coordinator of Aquatics, Elizabeth Frazier. The course will take place December 27, 2 – 4:15 p.m., January 2, 4 – 9 p.m., January 3, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., January 9, 4 – 9 p.m. and January 10, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the YMCA of Harrison County.
The cost is $160 for YMCA of Harrison County members and $180 for Program Participants.
To register, stop by the YMCA of Harrison County at 198 Jenkins Ct. NE in Corydon.
For more information, call Program Coordinator - Aquatics, Elizabeth Frazier, at the YMCA of Harrison County 812-734-0770.
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