Take a class, save a life, learn to teach swimming, get certified…
JCC provides a variety of American Red Cross training classes including
participant and instructor level classes. All courses are taught by certified staff.
The classes listed below reflect the variety of JCC program offerings.
Programs currently running will vary depending on the time of year.
Key: BH Bernard Horwich JCC BW Bernard Weinger JCC FH Florence G. Heller JCC
HP Hyde Park JCC MK Mayer Kaplan JCC
JCC offers Swim Lessons at all levels through the American Red Cross program.
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17 yrs & up: Become certified to teach the American Red Cross Lifeguarding, Shallow Water Lifeguarding, Waterfront Skills, Waterpark Skills, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers, Administering Emergency Oxygen and Bloodborne Pathogens. This course prepares instructor candidates to use course and presentation materials, conduct training sessions and evaluate the progress of candidates in a professional-level course. Note: To be eligible to teach Waterfront Skills, candidates must also possess a current Waterfront Skills certificate (or equivalent).
Mayer Kaplan JCC: Dec-Jan 2013
15 yrs & up: This course is for current lifeguards who have expired within the last year and need the latest 2012 ARC lifeguard update. Verification of current certification or recent expiration is required.
Participants are required to demonstrate proficiency in all rescues, water skills, CPR PRO / AED skills, and First-Aid skills as well as successfully pass the written exam for Lifeguard Training.
15 yrs & up: Successful completion of the course will result in American Red Cross certificates in Lifeguard Training (which includes First Aid) and CPR for the Professional Rescuer.
Bernard Horwich JCC: Apr-May 2013
Bernard Weinger JCC: Jan 2-4 2013
Bernard Weinger JCC: Jan-Mar 2013
Bernard Weinger JCC: Apr-May 2013
Hyde Park JCC: Apr 3-5 2013
Mayer Kaplan JCC: Jun 2013
BW BH MK
Water Safety Instructor
16 yrs & up: Become an American Red Cross Water Safety instructor and teach children and adults how to swim! Successful completion of the American Red Cross Water Safety instructor course will result in certification to teach the following programs:
- Parent and Child Aquatics
- Preschool Aquatics
- Safety Training for Swim Coaches
- Longfellow’s WHALE Tales
- Water safety courses and presentations
Bernard Horwich JCC: Aug 2013
Bernard Weinger JCC: Feb-Mar 2013