The YMCA offers a full YMCA of the USA lifeguard training course that includes CPR for the Professional Rescuer (CPRO) and First Aid, equipment-based rescues for aquatic environments, accident prevention and decision-making skills.

Participants must be 16 years old by the end of the class. Attendance, full participation and successful completion or written tests and performance of all water skills are required.


  • Tread water for at least 2 minutes
  • Swim 100 yards of front crawl
  • Swim 50 yards each of front crawl with head up, sidestroke, breaststroke, breaststroke with head up, inverted breaststroke kick with hands on stomach
  • Perform a feet-first surface dive in 8 to 10 feet of water and then swim underwater for 15 feet
  • Perform a series of tasks given by the instructor to demonstrate listening and scanning ability as well as stamina and endurance


Claire Chapin Epps
8/16/19 - 8/25/19

This class will be run for two weekends August 16,17,18, 23, 24, 25 at the Georgetown County YMCA.


$10.00 is due at registration and the remainder is due after passing of the pre assessment.

Registration Information   ($10.00 One time registration fee)

Open Close MemberNon-Member
Lifeguarding 8/6/19 8/17/19 Online / Front Desk $ 140.00$ 140.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
8/16/19 8/25/19 Su,Fr,Sa Yes Registration