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

  • Sunday, March 12, 2023, 7:30AM – 5:30PM –  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 Club 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 + $33 Mandatory American Red Cross Certification Fee + $20 WML Registration Fee

  • Sunday, March 12, 2023, 10:50AM – 2:00PM – Saw Mill East

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

The course will be taught in compliance with the COVID-19 Social Distancing guidance issued by the American Red Cross. This includes requirements for class-size limitations, physical separation of at least 6 feet, use of individual manikins and AED’s for each student and strict disinfecting and personal hygiene requirements. Soap and hand sanitizer will be available.

Saw Mill Club 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 + $42 Mandatory American Red Cross Certification Fee + $20 WML Registration Fee

  • Tuesday, February 21, 2023, 9:00AM – 4:00PM – Saw Mill East
  • Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 9:00AM – 4:00PM – Saw Mill East
  • Thursday, February 23, 2023, 9:00AM – 4:300PM  – Saw Mill East

Prerequisites:

  1. 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.
  2. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
  3. 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 precourse 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 Club East is located at 333 N. Bedford Rd., Mt. Kisco, NY 10549.

$485 + $42 Mandatory American Red Cross Certification Fee + $20 WML Registration Fee

  • Sunday, March 12, 2023, 9:00AM – 4:00PM – JCC of Mid-Westchester
  • Sunday, March 19, 2023, 9:00AM – 4:00PM – JCC of Mid-Westchester
  • Sunday, March 26, 2023, 9:00AM – 4:00PM – JCC of Mid-Westchester

Prerequisites:

  1. 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.
  2. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
  3. 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 precourse 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

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

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 +$41 Mandatory American Red Cross Certification Fee + $20 WML Registration Fee

  • Friday, February 24, 2023, 9:00AM – 4:300PM  – Saw Mill East
  • Saturday, February 25, 2023, 9:00AM – 5:00PM – Saw Mill East
  • Sunday, February 26, 2023, 9:00AM – 4:45PM – 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

*additional bridging or self-orientation required

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

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