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Lifeguard Certification

Lifeguard training is to teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course content and activities prepare participants to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drownings and injuries. This course includes an online component and an instructor-led classroom skill session. The online component must be completed prior to attending the in-class portion.  You will receive a link to the online component after you register for the class.

  • Participants must attend all classes to be certified.
  • Must be at least 15 years old to take the course.
  • Must be 16 to lifeguard in Jefferson County.
  • Must be able to swim 300 yards.
  • Must be able to tread water for 2 minutes
  • Must be able to retrieve a brick in the deep end of the pool and swim it 15 yards to the shallow end.

Classes at The J 2020:

Monday, SEP.14: 4 – 8 p.m.
Tuesday, SEP. 15: 4 – 8 p.m.
Wednesday, SEP. 16: 4 – 8 p.m.
Thursday, SEP. 17: 4 – 8 p.m.
Friday, SEP. 18: 4 – 6 p.m.

$160 The J Members, $210 Non-Members

There is an online component of the class. A link to the online portion will be provided prior to the class.

Work at The J after training and get 50% of your class fees returned!

PURPOSE: To teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course content and activities prepare participants to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drownings and injuries.

PREREQUISITES: Participants must be able to swim 300 yards continuously using front crawl and breaststroke. Starting in the water, participants must be able to swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7 – 10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds.

 

To register, call Lexi Garrison at 502-238-2725, or email at lgarrison@jewishlouisville.org.

 

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To comply with the city's curfew order, the JCC will have a delayed opening on Thursday, September 24, and Friday, September 25 at 7 a.m.

The JCC will be closed for Yom Kippur on Monday, September 28, 2020

Monday, September 28 – Yom Kippur
Closed

Friday, October 2 – Sukkot
Closes at 6 p.m.*

Saturday, October 3 – Sukkot
Closed

Friday, October 9 – Shemini Atzeret
Closes at 6 p.m.*

Saturday, October 10 – Shemini Atzeret
Closed 

*Evening Fitness Classes cancelled.