RED CROSS CERTIFICATIONS

The Alfond Youth Center is proud to offer several Red Cross water safety courses on an ongoing basis.

You can register online by going to The Red Cross Website and searching for classes near Waterville, ME.

Don't see a class listed? Call and ask when we might be offering one or sign up for our Interest List - see the link below!  207-873-0684

Register ONLINE for our Upcoming Certifications
Or Sign up for our Interest List and we will contact you when we schedule another course.

Lifeguard Certification

$300.00

Precourse - Jan 21, 2023 - 8am-9:30am

To continue to the course, all candidates must complete and pass a 550-yard swim & all pre-course in-water tests.

Course Dates 

Jan 28 - 8am-4:30pm

Jan 29 - 8am-4:30pm

Feb 4 - 8am-2pm

Certifications Offered

WATERFRONT LIFEGUARDING
 
Must be at least 15 years of age and able to pass swimming requirements.  Course:  30 hours, 2 year American Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR and AED certification.

All class days include 30 minute lunch break.

LIFEGUARD INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION

 

Must be at least 17 years of age and able to pass swimming requirements.  Course:  18 hours, current Lifeguard, CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications required.

WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR

 

Must be at least 16 years of age and a proficient swimmer. Learn how to teach red cross swim lessons and water safety courses. Course:  30 hours, 2 year ARC certification.

BASIC WATER RESCUE

 

Learn to supervise children while a lifeguard is on duty.  This course is designed for day care providers, their staff and public swim areas. 

Course:  3 hours, 3 year ARC certification. 

FIRST AID/CPR/ADULT AED

 

Learn to recognize and respond appropriately to breathing, cardiac and first aid emergencies.  

Course:  5 hours, 2 year ARC certification. 

LIFEGUARD RECERTIFICATION

 

Must be at least 15 years of age and able to pass swimming requirements. 

Course:  30 hours, 2 year American Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR and AED certification.

All class days include a 30 minute lunch break

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer

CPR/AED training for the professional Rescuer/Health Care Provider.  

Course:  7 hours, 2 year ARC certification. 

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

The AYCC hires lifeguards and instructors year-round. Speak with Lauren about opportunities and learn more about our current openings.

Lauren Dwyer 207-873-0684 / Email

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