Davis Family YMCA offers July training


YMCA employee Brittany Anness enjoys the water at the The D.D. & Velma Davis Family YMCA in Boardman, where teens and adults can receive lifeguard and swim lesson instructor training.


The D.D. & Velma Davis Family YMCA, 45 McClurg Road, is offering lifeguard training and swim lesson instructor training for teens and adults this month.

Lifeguard training will cover first aid, CPR and oxygen training. The classes, which run from July 19-30, will meet Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Participants must be at least 16 years old before July 30 and must pass a swim test that includes swimming continuously for 500 yards, treading water for two minutes without using hands and retrieving an object from a depth of 10 feet. Fees are $175 for those who register by Monday and $200 for those who register after that.

Swim lesson instructor training runs July 26-28 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Participants must be able to swim 100 yards continuously, tread water for three minutes and have current certifications in CPR for the professional rescuer, oxygen administration and first aid or be enrolled in such classes this month.

Participants must be at least 16 before July 28. Fees are $175 for those who register by July 19 and $200 for those registering after.

Participants can register for both programs in person at the Davis Family YMCA or online at wwwyoungstownymca.org. For more information call Chris Hughes at 330-480-5655.

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