LIMA — The Lima YMCA will offer American Red Cross lifeguard certification classes on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:30-9:30 p.m. May 3 through May 20 at the YMCA, 345 S. Elizabeth St., Lima. The class fee is $225 for members and $250 for non-members. Program includes classroom and pool sessions. Written exam and practice skills exam required for certification. Participants must pass a swimming ability test and be 16 years or older before the last day of the course. Certificates valid for two years.
Certified lifeguards can take a recertification class by appointment for $125.