Aquatic Leaders Club

Aquatic Leaders Club

The Aquatic Leaders Club is a program for youth ages 10-14 interested in working within the aquatics department as a lifeguard and/or swim instructor by giving them the skills necessary to effectively fulfill the duties of either position and be considered as potential staff member as they come of age. This program helps to give your child real-life work experience in a controlled, fun, learning environment, instilling skills such as: responsibility, work ethic, and leadership.

 

Lifeguard Development:

This program focuses on:

–Developing swimming skills to meet the prerequisites for a lifeguard certification course

–Introducing you to lifesaving skills and equipment

–Providing you with a real sense of the lifeguard’s job

 

Swim Instructor Development:

This program focuses on:

–Developing swimming skills to meet the prerequisites for a swim instructor certification course

–Introducing you to swim lesson teaching skills and tools

–Providing you with a real sense of the swim instructor’s job

 

Junior Lifeguard

Claire Chapin Epps
6/22/21 - 8/12/21
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The Junior Lifeguard Program is designed for individuals to explore their interests and goals in lifeguarding. Participants must have proficient swimming skills and the desire to learn proper water safety in a fun environment! The program uses both the classroom and the aquatic atmosphere to teach the importance of safety while around any body of water.

Junior Lifeguards are educated on how to prevent injury, how to respond safely to an emergency; CPR, First Aid and basic lifeguard rescue skills, as well as have the opportunity to gain practical experience while being mentored by YMCA aquatic department leaders.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
6/3/20 12/31/21 Online / Front Desk $ 65.00$ 90.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
06/22/21 - 08/10/21
Tu
6 / 12 Available
Registration
Closed on
07/06/2021
06/24/21 - 08/12/21
Th
-
Registration
Closed on
07/08/2021

Junior Swim Instructor

Claire Chapin Epps
6/23/21 - 8/11/21
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Swim Instructor Development is one offering from the leadership pathway that students can pursue. The program encourages leadership development in the area of aquatic instruction with the goal to prepare and motivate participants to become swim instructors through a separate certification course. As you work with students in this program, focus on enhancing skills needed in aquatic leadership, such as the following:

• Understanding youth development and the YMCA Swim Lessons program
• Developing knowledge in various aquatic safety topics
• Increasing endurance to meet the prerequisite physical competency requirements of the YMCA Swim Instructor Certification course


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
6/3/20 12/31/21 Online / Front Desk $ 65.00$ 90.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
06/23/21 - 08/11/21
5 / 12 Available
Registration
Closed on
07/07/2021