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Unless otherwise noted, online registration closes 3 business days prior to the start date. After this time, please call the Welcome Desk at 914-366-7898 to register. Many of our programs can be pro-rated after they begin as long as space is available.

Registration for September ’19 – June ’20 programs opens on 8-21 for Members and 8-23 for Non-members.

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For information about Open Swim, refer to our pool schedule at shamesjcc.org

 

American Red Cross: Lifeguard Certification Courses

Ages 15 – Adult
$400 members / $425 non-members

Session 1: January 2, 3, 4, 5; 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Session 2: February 15, 16, 22, 23; 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Session 3: March 21, 22, 28, 29; 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Session 4: April 4, 5, 11, 12 ; 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Session 5: May 23, 24, 30, 31; 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Session 6: June 22, 23, 24, 25; 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The American Red Cross Lifeguarding courses provides entry-level participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatics emergencies and to provide professional level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over.

Prerequisites: Be able to swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing, using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both; tread water for 2 minutes, using only the legs; swim 20 yards within 1 minute 40 seconds; surface dive to retrieve a 10 pound object and swim 20 yards back, holding the object with both hands; and exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

For schedule and additional information please contact the JCC’s Aquatics Director, Eric Hammermeister: ehammermeister@shamesjcc.org 914-366-7898 ext. 1140.

Note – all dates/times must be attended for each course. No refunds for missed classes or failure of course. If participant fails prerequisites (test on day 1), a 75% refund will be issued.

American Red Cross: Water Safety/Instructor Courses

Ages 16 – Adult
February 18, 19, 20, 21; 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
$450 members / $485 non-members

American Red Cross: Basic Life Support (BLS / CPR)

Ages 15 – Adult
$125 members / $150 non-members
Dates (pick one): January 18, February 8,  March 14,  April 7, May 9, June 6
Class times: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

American Red Cross: BABYSITTING

Recommended ages: 11 – 14 but open to all 11+
$100 members / $125 non-members
Dates (pick one): January 4, February 19,  April 6, June 7
Class times: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

American Red Cross: JR. LIFEGUARD COURSES-

$300 members / $325 non-members
Dates: February 18, 19, 20, 21
Class times: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

American Red Cross: Lifeguard Waterfront Skills Module

Ages 15 – Adult
The purpose of the American Red Cross – Lifeguard Waterfront Skills Module is to teach lifeguards the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to emergencies in non-surf, open-water areas found at public parks, resorts, summer camps and campgrounds.

Prerequisites: Candidates must have a current American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.

For schedule and additional information please contact the JCC’s Aquatics Director, Eric Hammermeister: ehammermeister@shamesjcc.org 914-366-7898 ext. 1140.

Lifeguard Review

Two-day course: April 25 & 26, or May 2 & 3; 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Members: $240; Nonmembers: $260
The purpose of a review course is to give individuals the opportunity to review the course content within a formal course setting. The review course format optimizes a participant’s ability to successfully complete the knowledge and skills evaluations. The responsibility for preparing for the final written exam is shared by the instructor and the participant.  Prerequisites:  MUST have Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certificate that has not expired more than 30-days.  Course length 12 hours

Private Swim Lessons

All levels: Ages 3 & up
Members:

  • 30 Minute Private, Single: $50; 30 Minute Semi-private single: $65
  • 30 Minute Private, 5 Pack: $240; 30 Minute Semi-private, 5 pack: $315

Non-members:

  • 30 Minute Private, Single: $60; 30 Minute Semi-private single: $75
  • 30 Minute Private, 5 Pack: $290; 30 Minute Semi-private, 5 pack: $365

For schedule and additional information please contact the JCC’s Aquatics Director Eric Hammermeister: ehammermeister@shamesjcc.org 914-366-7898 ext. 1140.

Eric Hammermeister

Director of Aquatics

(914) 366-7898 x1140

Eric is a U.S. Coast Guard Veteran with over 15 years as an aquatics professional.  He is an American Red Cross Instructor Trainer, American Heart Association Instructor, and United States…

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