Clinics, Trainings & Certifications

Clinics, Trainings & Certifications

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American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification

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2/20/23 - 4/23/23
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There is a critical need for lifeguards around the country – NOW is the time to get your certification!

Perfect for strong swimmers 15 and up. Must be proficient in:
• Front Crawl • Breast Stroke • Side Stroke
• Elementary Back Stroke • Treading Water (legs only for 2 minutes)
• Swim 550 yards continually (waterfront/lifeguard)
• Swim 300 yards continually (lifeguard)
• Retrieve 10 lb brick from bottom of pool

PRE-COURSE swimming assessment (optional) contact Aquatics Director to schedule.

ONLINE COURSE (approximately 10 hours) must be successfully completed with a passing score on the CPR/First Aid exam prior to attending the in person skills training. Learning link will be provided upon registration.

LIFEGUARDING IN-PERSON SKILLS TRAINING (approximately 25 hours)

  1. February Break Intensive Course: Monday 2/20 – Friday 2/24  (MWF 2-7pm, TTH 1-6pm) register now!
  2. Spring Session 1 Course: Sundays 3/12, 3/19, 4/2, 4/16, 4/23 (1-6pm) register now!
  3. April Break Intensive Course: Monday 4/17 – Friday 4/21 (MWF 2-7pm, TTH 1-6pm) register now!
  4. 2023 Spring Session 2 Course: Sundays TBD May (1-6pm)
  5. 2023 Summer Intensive Course Monday, June 12 – Friday, June 16, 2023 (1-6pm)
  6. Fall Session 1 Course: Sundays Sept – October 2023 (noon-5pm)

Must attend all skills classes to receive certification.

Contact Vivian Wells, Aquatics Director at 413-773-3646 ext 427 or [email protected]


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1/24/22 12/31/24 Online / Front Desk $ 275.00-$ 325.00-

Available Sessions

Date(s)
02/20/23 - 02/24/23
Lifeguarding Certification Training - Mo,Tu,We,Th,Fr - 1:00 pm - 25 hrs
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Closes
02/13/2023
03/12/23 - 04/23/23
Lifeguarding Certification Training - Su - 1:00 pm - 25 hrs
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Closes
03/05/2023
04/17/23 - 04/21/23
Lifeguarding Certification Training - Mo,Tu,We,Th,Fr - 1:00 pm - 25 hrs
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Closes
04/10/2023

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Course Recertification

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2/22/23 - 4/21/23
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Don’t allow your Lifeguard Certification lapse – sign up for this recertification class!

LIFEGUARDING RECERTIFICATION COURSES

  1. February Break 2023: February 22 & 24, 2023: 2-7 pm register now!
  2. Spring 1 Session:  Sundays March 12 & 19, 2023: 1-6 pm register now!
  3. April Break 2023: April 19 & 21, 2023: 2-7 pm register now!
  4. Summer Session June 2023

Contact Vivian Wells, Aquatics Director at 413-773-3646 ext 427 or [email protected]


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1/24/22 12/31/24 Online / Front Desk $ 150.00-$ 175.00-

Available Sessions

Date(s)
02/22/23 - 02/24/23
Recertification - We,Fr - 2:00 pm - 10 hrs
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02/15/2023
03/12/23 - 03/19/23
Recertification - Su - 1:00 pm - 10 hrs
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03/05/2023
04/19/23 - 04/21/23
Recertification - We,Fr - 2:00 pm - 10 hrs
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Closes
04/12/2023

Learn to Snorkel

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2/25/23 - 2/25/23
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Be ready for your next day at the beach! Learn the basics of snorkeling with Dave MacDonald. All equipment will be provided. Bring your bathing suit and towel. Maximum of 12 participants only. For children & adults 8 years and older.


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2/1/23 12/31/23 Online / Front Desk $ 25.00-$ 35.00$ 25.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
02/25/23
Sa - 2:00 pm - 1 hr
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Closes
02/23/2023

Scuba Experience

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2/19/23 - 3/18/23
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This one day course will get you used to Scuba equipment and what to expect when going underwater.

NAUI certified instructor, Dave MacDonald, leads this class to teach you diving techniques, equipment usage and more.


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4/11/22 12/31/23 Online / Front Desk $ 35.00-$ 50.00$ 35.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
02/19/23
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Closes
02/18/2023
03/18/23
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will open on
02/13/2023

Scuba Intensive Course

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5/2/23 - 5/18/23
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NAUI certified instructor, Dave MacDonald, will teach you diving techniques, equipment usage and more. This is the first step to becoming a certified scuba diver! Sign up at www.your-y.org/programs.

Contact Scuba instructor Dave at 413-774-0240 with questions. Ages 10 and up with a maximum of 10 participants.


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4/11/22 12/31/23 Online / Front Desk $ 450.00-$ 500.00$ 450.00

Available Sessions

Date(s)
05/02/23 - 05/18/23
Registration
will open on
02/13/2023