Certification lasts two years through the YMCA of the USA.
Those age 16 and older looking for a summer job can sign up now for lifeguard training classes with the city’s Parks & Recreation Department.
Classes include lifeguard training, CPR, first aid, and oxygen administration training. Students will get an understanding of the aquatic environment and what it takes to be a lifeguard. Certification is through the YMCA of the USA and is good for two years.
Classes are $125 and are limited to 10 students per session. Sessions are held 3:30-5:30 p.m. Monday and 3:30-8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Session dates are:
- Jan. 16-20
- Feb. 13-17
- March 13-17
- April 10-14
- May 1-5
Register now with Parks & Rec at Full Blast, 35 Hamblin Ave., by calling 269-966-3431, or online at www.bcparks.org.