American Red Cross Lifeguard Course


The Hanover Area YMCA is conducting a blended lifeguard course that will certify participants in lifeguarding, first aid, and CPR/AED training. Online training must be completed before training begins. All certifications are good for 2 years.  All materials will be supplied, this includes; fanny pack, whistle, and CPR mask.

Course Information and Requirements:

  • Participants must be 15 years old
  • Attendance at all classes is required
  • Course participation is contingent upon passing the lifeguard pre-test
  • Participants must complete online training before attending the first day of course (instructor will email instructions)



July 14, 12:00-1:00pm in the Main Pool

  1. Swim 12 continuous lengths of the pool as follows: 4 freestyle, 4 breaststroke, and 4 more lengths of a             combination of free./breast or all freestyle or all breaststroke
  2. Tread water for 2 minutes with no hands (hands tucked under armpits).
  3. Jump into the shallow end water, swim to 7ft and pick up 10lb. weight and swim back to shallow end with weight and get our ALL in less than 1 minute and 40 seconds.

Course Schedule

July14, 12:00-5:00pm (meet in 25 meter pool for pretest)

July 22, 8:00am-6:00pm (bring lunch)

July 23, 10:00am-5:00pm (bring lunch)


Course Cost
$250 for members/ $275 for non-members


Register at the Hanover Area YMCA or Contact Tammy Shore 717-632-8211 X236