Saving swimmers this summer starts now at the Shames JCC. Open to members and non-members, a full offering of Red Cross Courses will be repeated each month until June. Registration is ongoing. Courses include Lifeguard, Junior Life Guard, Waterfront Bridge (teaches life guard skills for guarding open water areas in parks, resorts, camps), wilderness and remote first aid, Emergency Medical Response , CPR and various water safety and lifeguard instructors. Baby-sitters training is also offered.
For a complete list of course descriptions, prerequisites needed, schedules, and cost, go to www.shamesjcc.org or call 914-366-7898 and ask for the aquatics department.