Programs & Services

The many and varied programs and services offered by the Wyckoff Y will keep the entire family busy from dawn to dusk.

Red Cross Training Programs

Lifeguard Training

Ages 15 and up

Lifeguard course to be conducted for candidates interested in working at a pool. All candidates must be at least 15 years old at the start of the class and have strong swimming skills (able to swim freestyle & breaststroke).

All candidates are required to pass a pre-test prior to registering for lifeguard training. The pre-test consists of a 300 yard swim performing both freestyle and breaststroke along with a timed 10-lb brick retrieval exercise. Candidates must bring identification documents to pre-test for proof of age. A $5 fee (exact change please) will be charged at the pre-test.

Pre-Tests: Mon. 1/9 at 6:30pm, Wed. 1/11 at 6:30pm, Sat. 1/14 at 1:30pm or by appointment.
JANUARY Lifeguard Training (must attend all 3 days)
Saturday, 1/21, 9am-5pm
Sunday, 1/22, 8:30am-4:30pm
Saturday, 1/28, 9am-5pm

Pre-Tests: Mon. 2/6 at 6:30pm, Wed. 2/8 at 6:30pm, Sat. 2/11 at 1:30pm or by appointment.
FEBRUARY Lifeguard Training (must attend all 3 days)
Saturday, 2/18, 9am-5pm
Sunday, 2/19, 8:30am-4:30pm
Monday, 2/20, 9am-5pm

Pre-Tests: Mon. 3/6 at 6:30pm, Wed. 3/8 at 6:30pm, Sat. 3/11 at 1:30pm or by appointment.
MARCH Lifeguard Training (must attend all 3 days)
Saturday, 3/18, 9am-5pm
Sunday, 3/19, 8:30am-4:30pm
Saturday, 3/25, 9am-5pm

Full Members: $350
Program/Non-Members: $400

Registration must be accepted at the main Front Desk. Participant must submit “passed” pre-test certificate to register. Class size is limited based on Red Cross guidelines.

Questions??  Please contact the Aquatics Dept. at 201-891-2081 x118