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Certification & Training

Community CPR Certification

The YMCA will offer an American Red Cross/First Aid Class for anyone in the community. This is a CPR/First Aid for communities, workplace and schools course.
Time/Dates: Saturday, January 5, 12:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Fee: $50 for members; $60 non-members

Lifeguard Certification

The Y will be offering an American Red Cross Lifeguarding Class. Participants must be 15 years of age on the date of the class. On the first night of class, students will be required to pass a swim test to continue the course. The registration fee will be refunded in full if the student cannot pass the qualifying swim test. There are a maximum 12 participants per class.

Fees: Members $200; Non-members $225

Class Hours

Training will be from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Friday evenings and 12:30-6:00p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Fee: Member: $200; non-member: $225. Participant must attend all six classes to be certified.

CLASS 1: February 22, 23, 24, March 1, 2 & 3

Course Includes:
CPR for lifequards, Bloodborne Pathogens, Oxygen Administration and Lifequarding. Both written and practical skills tests must be passed to receive the certification. Prerequisite skills check on first class night will consist of, the 300 yard swim in freestyle/front crawl and breaststrokes, treading water for 2 minutes and retrieving a 10lb brick from the bottom of the pool.

Lifeguard Recertification

The Y will be offering an American Red Cross Recertification class. These classes are for those people who have already earned their Lifeguard certification and just need to recertify.

Fees: Members $100; Non-members $120

  • Class: Saturday, March 2 (Sunday if needed); 12:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

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