Learn life-saving skills and work with an award-winning lifeguard team at Westchester County Parks’ pools and beaches this summer! In order to qualify for classes, candidates must pass a pre-test that consists of:

  • A 300-yard swim test
  • Three-minute tread
  • Timed brick retrievals

Classes

  • Red Cross Class 1
    Open only to applicants who passed the pre-test on Feb. 4.
    Class location: Theodore Young Community Center, 32 Manhattan Ave., White Plains, NY 10607 (directions)
    Classes are Sundays, Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 25; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 
    Participants must be 15 years of age by the end of the class. You must be able to attend all classes to complete the course.

  • Red Cross Class 2
    Open to applicants who pass the pre-test on March 3
    Class location: Theodore Young Community Center, 32 Manhattan Ave., White Plains, NY 10607
    Classes are Sundays, March 3, 10, 17 and 24; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 
    Participants must be 15 years of age by the end of the class. You must be able to attend all classes to complete the course.
    Registration required.

  • Red Cross Class 3
    Open to applicants who pass the pre-test on March 31
    Class location: Theodore Young Community Center, 32 Manhattan Ave., White Plains, NY 10607
    Classes are Sundays, March 31, April 7, 14 and 21; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 
    Participants must be 15 years of age by the end of the class. You must be able to attend all classes to complete the course.
    Registration required.

  • Red Cross Class 4
    Open to applicants who pass the pre-test on April 28
    Class location: Theodore Young Community Center, 32 Manhattan Ave., White Plains, NY 10607
    Classes are Sundays, April 28, May 5, 12 and 19; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 
    Participants must be 15 years of age by the end of the class. You must be able to attend all classes to complete the course.
    Registration required.