Class Registration

Below is a list of classes we are currently offering.  If you do not see the class you want, please be sure to fill out our class request form to be notified of upcoming classes as they become available.

Lifeguard/CPro Review (for LG)

Take this class if you are a certified lifeguard with a certification that is expiring.

$265.00 + $46 Mandatory American Red Cross Certification Fee + $20 WML Registration Fee

  • Tuesday, February 20, 2024, 9:00AM – 7:00PM –  Saw Mill East

Take this class every 2 years to remain certified as a LG. Must take this class within 30 days of expiration or before you expire.

Saw Mill East is located at 333 N. Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco, NY 10549.

$265.00 + $46 Mandatory American Red Cross Certification Fee + $20 WML Registration Fee

  • Thursday, April 4, 2024 – 8:00AM – 6:00PM – Saw Mill East

Take this class every 2 years to remain certified as a LG. Must take this class within 30 days of expiration or before you expire.

Saw Mill East is located at 333 N. Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco, NY 10549.

CPro Review ONLY (For LG)

Take this class if you do not need full recertification, but work in New York, which requires lifeguards to re-certify CPR/AED skills annually.

$120.00 + $35 Mandatory American Red Cross Certification Fee + $20 WML Registration Fee

  • Tuesday, February 20, 2024, 9:00AM – 1:30PM – Saw Mill East

This class is to be taken every year as a lifeguard per NYS requirements to work at any pool or waterfront.

Saw Mill East is located at 333 N. Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco, NY 10549.

$120.00 + $35 Mandatory American Red Cross Certification Fee + $20 WML Registration Fee

  • Thursday, April 4, 2024 – 8:00AM – 11:00AM – Saw Mill East

This class is to be taken every year as a lifeguard per NYS requirements to work at any pool or waterfront.

Saw Mill East is located at 333 N. Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco, NY 10549.

Lifeguarding (Blended Learning)

This course is for first-time lifeguards and is comprised of 7 hours of online study and 21 hours of instruction.  Certification is for pools only.

$485 + $46 Mandatory American Red Cross Certification Fee + $20 WML Registration Fee

  • Wednesday, February 21, 2024 – 8:00AM – 4:00PM – Saw Mill East
  • Thursday, February 22, 2024 – 9:00AM – 5:00PM – Saw Mill East
  • Friday, February 23, 2024 – 9:00AM – 5:00PM – Saw Mill East

Prerequisites:

  1. 15 years of age on or before the last date of the course
  2. Swim 300 yards (12 laps or 24 back & forth as a continuous swim, no stopping at the side or midway.) Demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing to the side and arms must come out of the water. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.
  3. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
  4. Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
    • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed.
    • Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
    • Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water.
    • Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

Requirements:

Completion and competency of prerequisite skills and score 80% or better on final exam. Participants must behave maturely and responsibly and must attend all classes.

Certification Includes:

  • Lifeguarding
  • CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
  • Oxygen Administration (optional)
  • Bloodborne Pathogen Training: Preventing Disease Transmission (optional)

Course Length:

The course is 21 hours in class work and 7 hours at home online study based on 8 students. Participants must complete all 28 hours to be eligible for certification.

Certification:

Lifeguarding/First Aid: 2 years; CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer: 1 year

Saw Mill East is located at 333 N. Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco, NY 10549.

This class is full.

$485 + $46 Mandatory American Red Cross Certification Fee + $20 WML Registration Fee

  • Saturday, March 2, 2024, 8:30AM – 3:30PM – Saw Mill East
  • Sunday, March 3, 2024, 9:00AM – 4:00PM – Saw Mill East
  • Saturday, March 9, 2024, 9:00AM – 4:00PM – Saw Mill East

Prerequisites:

  1. 15 years of age on or before the last date of the course
  2. Swim 300 yards (12 laps or 24 back & forth as a continuous swim, no stopping at the side or midway.) Demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing to the side and arms must come out of the water. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.
  3. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
  4. Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
    • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed.
    • Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
    • Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water.
    • Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

Requirements:

Completion and competency of prerequisite skills and score 80% or better on final exam. Participants must behave maturely and responsibly and must attend all classes.

Certification Includes:

  • Lifeguarding
  • CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
  • Oxygen Administration (optional)
  • Bloodborne Pathogen Training: Preventing Disease Transmission (optional)

Course Length:

The course is 21 hours in class work and 7 hours at home online study based on 8 students. Participants must complete all 28 hours to be eligible for certification.

Certification:

Lifeguarding/First Aid: 2 years; CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer: 1 year

Saw Mill East is located at 333 N. Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco, NY 10549.

$485 + $46 Mandatory American Red Cross Certification Fee + $20 WML Registration Fee

  • Monday, April 1, 2024 – 7:30AM – 3:30PM – Saw Mill East
  • Tuesday, April 2, 2024 – 9:00AM – 4:00PM – Saw Mill East
  • Wednesday, April 3, 2024 – 9:00AM – 4:00PM – Saw Mill East

Prerequisites:

  1. 15 years of age on or before the last date of the course
  2. Swim 300 yards (12 laps or 24 back & forth as a continuous swim, no stopping at the side or midway.) Demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing to the side and arms must come out of the water. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.
  3. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
  4. Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
    • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed.
    • Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
    • Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water.
    • Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

Requirements:

Completion and competency of prerequisite skills and score 80% or better on final exam. Participants must behave maturely and responsibly and must attend all classes.

Certification Includes:

  • Lifeguarding
  • CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
  • Oxygen Administration (optional)
  • Bloodborne Pathogen Training: Preventing Disease Transmission (optional)

Course Length:

The course is 21 hours in class work and 7 hours at home online study based on 8 students. Participants must complete all 28 hours to be eligible for certification.

Certification:

Lifeguarding/First Aid: 2 years; CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer: 1 year

Saw Mill East is located at 333 N. Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco, NY 10549.

$485 + $46 Mandatory American Red Cross Certification Fee + $20 WML Registration Fee

  • Sunday, April 14, 2024 – 8:30AM – 3:30PM – Saw Mill East
  • Saturday, April 20, 2024 – 8:00AM – 4:00PM – Saw Mill East
  • Saturday, April 27, 2024 – 9:00AM – 4:00PM – Saw Mill East

Prerequisites:

  1. 15 years of age on or before the last date of the course
  2. Swim 300 yards (12 laps or 24 back & forth as a continuous swim, no stopping at the side or midway.) Demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing to the side and arms must come out of the water. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.
  3. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
  4. Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
    • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed.
    • Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
    • Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water.
    • Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

Requirements:

Completion and competency of prerequisite skills and score 80% or better on final exam. Participants must behave maturely and responsibly and must attend all classes.

Certification Includes:

  • Lifeguarding
  • CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
  • Oxygen Administration (optional)
  • Bloodborne Pathogen Training: Preventing Disease Transmission (optional)

Course Length:

The course is 21 hours in class work and 7 hours at home online study based on 8 students. Participants must complete all 28 hours to be eligible for certification.

Certification:

Lifeguarding/First Aid: 2 years; CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer: 1 year

Saw Mill East is located at 333 N. Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco, NY 10549.

Lifeguard Instructor (Blended Learning)

This course is for individuals who want to train others to become certified lifeguards.

Price

$505.00 per person + $20 WML Registration Fee

  • Saturday, March 30, 2024, 8:30AM – 3:30PM – Saw Mill East
  • Saturday, April 6, 2024, 8:30AM – 3:30PM – Saw Mill East
  • Sunday, April 7, 2024, 9:00AM – 5:00PM – Saw Mill East

Prerequisites:

  • 17 years old on or before the last day of class
  • Complete online Blended Learning before the first day of class, link will be emailed to you once you have registered for the class
  • Complete precourse session which includes
    1. 80% or higher on written exam
    2. Pass all base level lifeguard skills

Requirements:

Completion and competency of precourse skills, oxygen administration and exam (even if participant was not previously certified,) score 80% or better on final exam. Participants must behave maturely and responsibly toward all activities including the feedback given by fellow classmates. All class dates must be attend.

Certification Includes:

  • Lifeguarding
  • Waterfront Lifeguarding
  • Waterpark Lifeguarding
  • Shallow Water Attendant
  • Lifeguard Management
  • CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
  • Oxygen Administration (optional)
  • Bloodborne Pathogen Training: Preventing Disease Transmission
  • Basic Water Rescue
  • Jr. Lifeguard
  • Safety Training for Swim Coaches
  • Water Safety Presentations
    1. Water Safety Today
    2. General Water Safety
    3. Home Pool Safety

Course Length:

This class is 21 hours in person and 2 hours of at home online study based on 8 students. To be eligible for certification, all class sessions must be attended and participants must complete all 23 hours.

To Maintain Certification:

Maintaining a Lifeguarding Instructor Certification Instructor candidates who successfully complete the 2017 Lifeguarding Instructor course will receive a certification valid for 2 years. Current Lifeguarding Instructors/ITs who successfully complete the Lifeguarding Instructor/Instructor Trainer Review course will also receive a certification valid for 2 years. To maintain certification as an instructor, lifeguarding instructors must:

  • Complete all applicable course updates prior to the update deadline
  • Teach or co-teach at least one of the core courses of record during your 2-year certification period.
  • Successfully complete an in-person Lifeguarding Instructor/Instructor Trainer Review course prior to instructor certification expiration date
    1. Participation in the Lifeguarding Instructor/Instructor Trainer Review course meets basic-level skill competency requirements.
    2. You may also update your base level LG cert in this class but an additional $42 fee must be paid for the certificate. In addition, 1.5 hours of in-class work will be added on to the end of the class.

Saw Mill East is located at 333 N. Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco, NY 10549.

Water Safety Instructor (Blended Learning)

This course is for individuals who want to become broadly certified swimming and water safety instructors (click on course for prerequisites and certification details).

Price

$505.00 per person +$43 Mandatory American Red Cross Certification Fee + $20 WML Registration Fee

  • Sunday, March 17, 2024, 9:00AM – 5:00PM  – Saw Mill East
  • Saturday, March 23, 2024, 9:00AM – 5:00PM  – Saw Mill East
  • Sunday, March 24, 2024, 9:00AM – 5:00PM  – Saw Mill East

Prerequisites:

  • 16 years of age on or before the last date of the course
  • Complete online Blended Learning before the first day of class, link will be emailed to you once you have registered for the class
  • Complete precourse session which includes:Swim the following skills at a learn-to-swim Level 4
    1. Front Crawl-25 yards.
    2. Back Crawl-25 yards.
    3. Breaststroke-25 yrds.
    4. Elementary Backstroke-25 yards.
    5. Sidestroke-25 yards.
    6. Butterfly-25 yards.
  • Maintain position on back 1 minute in deep water (sculling is allowed)
  • Tread water 1 minute

Requirements:

In order to become a Water Safety Instructor you must complete the precourse skills, attend all classes, participate and be prepared for the four teach-back assignments and score at least an 80% on the final written exam. All class participants must arrive on time, have homework assignments finished and ready for review each day of class and receive feedback from fellow classmates with maturity and an open-mind.

Certification Includes:

Once you have completed the Basic Swim Instructor course you will be certified to teach:

  • Parent and Child Aquatics (2 Levels)
  • Preschool Aquatics (3 Levels)
  • Learn-to-Swim Levels 1-3
  • Private Lessons (for Above Levels)
  • Longfellow’s WHALE Tales
  • Water Safety Presentations:
    • General Water Safety
    • Home Pool Safety
    • Parent Orientation to Swim Lessons
    • Sun Safety
    • Rip Current Safety

Course Length:

The Blended Learning content consists of 23hrs of in-class work and 7hrs of at home online study. This class includes an on-line portion that must be completed prior to the first day of class. Participants must complete all 30 hours to be eligible for certification.

Saw Mill East is located at 333 N. Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco, NY 10549.

Waterfront Module

This course is for lifeguards who are pool certified and would like to add waterfront certification.

$175 per person + $27 Mandatory American Red Cross Certification Fee + $20 WML Registration Fee

  • Saturday, February 24, 2024, 9:00AM – 3:00PM – JCC of Mid-Westchester

JCC of Mid-Westchester, is located at 999 Wilmot Rd., Scarsdale, NY 10583.

Prerequisites:

  • 15 years of age on or before the last date of the course
  • Swim 550 yards, continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both, but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.
  • Swim 5 yards, submerge and retrieve three dive rings placed 5 yards apart in 4 to 7 feet of water, resurface and continue to swim another 5 yards to complete the sequence.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes, using only legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
  • Complete a timed event within 1 minute 40 seconds.
    • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed.
    • Surface dive, feet first or headfirst, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10 pound object.
    • Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath.

Requirements:

Completion and competency of skills and score 80% or better on final exam. Participants must behave maturely and responsibly and must attend all classes.

Course Length:

6 hours

Certification:

Waterfront Skills: 2 years

$200 per person + $27 Mandatory American Red Cross Certification Fee + $20 WML Registration Fee

  • Friday, April 5, 2024 – 9:00AM – 3:00PM – JCC of Mid-Westchester

JCC of Mid-Westchester, is located at 999 Wilmot Rd., Scarsdale, NY 10583.

Prerequisites:

  • 15 years of age on or before the last date of the course
  • Swim 550 yards, continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both, but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.
  • Swim 5 yards, submerge and retrieve three dive rings placed 5 yards apart in 4 to 7 feet of water, resurface and continue to swim another 5 yards to complete the sequence.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes, using only legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
  • Complete a timed event within 1 minute 40 seconds.
    • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed.
    • Surface dive, feet first or headfirst, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10 pound object.
    • Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath.

Requirements:

Completion and competency of skills and score 80% or better on final exam. Participants must behave maturely and responsibly and must attend all classes.

Course Length:

6 hours

Certification:

Waterfront Skills: 2 years

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