Lifeguard Training

About Lifeguard Training

The Darien YMCA offers the most up to date and nationally recognized American Red Cross Lifeguard Training program. The course content and activities prepare lifeguard candidates to recognize emergencies, respond quickly and effectively to emergencies, and prevent drowning and other incidents.

Certifications included in this class include

  • CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (valid for 2 years)
  • First Aid (valid for 2 years)
  • Lifeguard Training (valid for 2 years)

Lifeguard Certification (please click date for details)
Fee for Lifeguard Certification: $330 Members, $500 Non-Members
Class Availability:
December 26 – December 29      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

2019 Dates
January 14 – 18      5:00 – 10:00 pm
February 19 – 22    4:30 – 10:00 pm
March 18 -22          5:00 – 10:00 pm
April 8 – 12              5:00 – 10:00 pm
April 15 – 19            5:00 – 10:00 pm
May 13 – 16             5:00 – 10:00 pm
May 20 – 24           4:45 – 9:45 pm
June 3 – 7               4:45 – 9:45 pm
June 17 – 21            4:45 – 9:45 pm

Lifeguard Re-certification (please click date for details)
Fee for Lifeguard Re-certification: $175 Members, $225 Non-Members
Class Availability:
December 29   8:30 am – 6:30 pm
February 23    8:30 am – 6:30 pm
April 20           8:30 am – 6:30 pm

Please contact Jim Matthews at 203 655-8228 ext. 1332 with any questions.

Waterfront Lifeguard Training is offered as an “add-on” to several of our lifeguard training classes.
Fee: $90 Members, $120 Non-Members in addition to the Certification fee above
Please note that registrants need to be at least 15 years of age to participate in any Lifeguard Training class.

Class Availability: (please click date for details)
Saturday, June 15      11:00 am – 1:00 pm