Red Cross Certification in Lifeguard Training, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED and First Aid upon successful completion. The course focuses on the skills and knowledge required to become a lifeguard. Participants must complete a prerequisite skills test which includes swimming 300 continuous yards, 2 minutes of treading water, and a timed brick retrieval. Course graduates ages 15 and older are encouraged to apply for YMCA employment. All participants will receive a PDF copy of the Red Cross Lifeguard manual and a resuscitation mask.