Greater Lowell YMCA
35 YMCA Drive | Lowell, MA 01852
P.978-454-7825 | F.978-454-8982

American Red Cross Classes

Lifeguard Classes 2017


This 4 day course teaches all the skills for waterfront life guarding. Students must successfully complete the course prerequisites in order to participate. After successful completion of the course participants will be certified in waterfront lifeguarding, CPR/AED for lifeguards, and first aid.

Course Prerequisites:
Must be age 15 by the last day of class.
550 yard swim of front crawl, and breaststroke
20 yard swim, a surface dive to a depth of 10 feet, and retrieval of a 10 pound brick in less than 1 minute 40 seconds.
15 yard underwater swim and retrieval of dive rings.
Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.

Course Dates and Times:

Course 1: February 20-23 (Monday-Thursday) CLASS IS FULL
Course 2: April 18-21 (Tuesday-Friday) CLASS IS FULL
Course 3: June 17-18, 24 & 25 (Saturday and Sunday for 2 weeks)
Course 4: June 26-29 (Monday-Thursday)

All classes run 8:00AM-6:00PM

Dress comfortably, bring bathing suit and towels. Pack a lunch and water.  If you would like, bring snacks for breaks.

Rates: $300 for Members; $350 for non-members.

A $75.00 non refundable Deposit will hold your registration, balance due on the first day of class.

For more information contact Kat Davis 978-454-7825 x25 or