The RARITAN BAY AREA YMCA has taught people how to swim for many years, and we strive to provide individuals the opportunity to enter the water in a safe and fun environment.
We are proud to offer a state of the art 10-Lane Multi-Competitive Pool with a Viewing Gallery, Recreational Pool with a temperature range of 85-87 degrees and Wibit obstacle course.
Bring your swim cap and come for a swim with us!
Pool Hours:Monday – Friday 5:30am – 9:00pm
AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARDING / CPR & FIRST AID / AED
This course is designed to teach, train and certify candidates to be able to lifeguard and provide emergency care. On successful completion of this course, participants receive American Red Cross certificate for Life Guarding/First Aid/CPR/AED Certification Valid For 2 Years. Click Here to view upcoming classes.
- Turn 15 years old by the end of the class
- Pass swimming pre-test
- Pass both the Life Guarding Skills and the CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid Written Exams with a minimum score of 80%
- Attend and participate in every class
- Demonstrate competency in all skills and activities
- Demonstrate competency in all required final rescue skill scenarios
AMERICAN RED CROSS JUNIOR LIFEGUARD Course – CPR/ AED Certification
The American Red Cross Junior Lifeguard Program has a strong focus on developing swimming skills to help participants meet the life guarding course prerequisite. The course also introduces participants to lifesaving skills, such as in-water rescues, use of a rescue tube, and first aid, CPR and AED. Participants will have the opportunity to shadow lifeguards in rotation to get a real sense of being on the job. This program is for boys and girls ages 11-14. Price includes CPR and AED Certifications and mini pocket mask. Please call us for more details (732) 442-3632.