This course is led by an American Red Cross instructor. Preventative and emergency response skills for pool and waterfront are imperative for water safety. Strong swimming skills are required for this certification. Earn a two-year certification in lifeguarding and a one-year certification in CPR for the professional rescuer with AED. Course tuition is $310. Course tuition with lodging and meals is $440.
Hosted at YMCA Camp Chingachgook, a year-round retreat center and summer camp on Lake George on the southern end of the Adirondack Park, we offer an enjoyable, rustic experience. Cabins and yurts are equipped with electricity, bunks, mattresses, and heat during winter months. Hearty and nutritious meals are served three times a day in our communal dining hall.