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The YMCA offers American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) Community CPR & First Aid Courses. The goal of CPR/AED for the Community and the Workplace is to provide the individual with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to provide effective basic life support in an emergency. Basic First Aid participants will learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of injuries and sudden illness. This class teaches crucial information about how to deal with emergencies like bleeding, shock, burns, strains, fractures, allergic reactions, diabetic emergencies and seizures.
This class is certification for Lifeguards, Health care providers, and Daycare operators. Course content includes CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, and Oxygen administration.
Member - $60
Non-Member - $85
Member - $45
Non-Member - $90
March 24th or May 26th, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Quarterly (January, May, September) on the 3rd Saturday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Lifeguard/Safety Coordinator: 344-5502 ext. 227
Front desk: 454-9622
Don't let your certification expire! Renew your CPR Pro to keep your Lifeguarding certification current. Lifeguards can prepare and test out on their own by deomnstrating knowledge in a written test and their life support skills in a performance test to get recertified.
Member - $20
Non-Member - $35
Call 454-9622 to schedule recertification
Are you interested in becoming certified as a lifeguard, but would rather complete the class at a faster or slower pace? If you are able to find five friends who are interested, then the Y will help coordinate a class.
Age: 15 & Over
Fee: Fees do not include cost of books and CPR mask
Member - $225
Non-Member - $275
Pre-requisite: Able to swim 300 yards
These scuba classes will introduce you to diving: breathing through a regulator, clearing a mask underwater and much more, all with a hands on approach. Basic water comfort in deep water is required.
Call 377-9622 ext 438 for additional information.
Designed to guide youth through the American Red Cross Junior Lifeguarding and YMCA Swim Instructor Aide programs by building a foundation of knowledge, attitude, and skills for future lifeguards and swim instructors.
Age: 10 - 14
Member - $65
Non-Member - $80
Member - $45
Non-Member - $60
Lifeguard/Safety Coordinator 344-5502 ext. 227
Front Desk 377-9622
Do you want to help change lives while learning skills that will help you get a job? We will give you the training, experience, and support necessary to be a great swim instructor. You provide a caring heart and the volunter hours, and we'll provide the instructors and students to hlp you learn and make a difference. Open to any voluteer age 12-15.
Contact the Volunteer Coordinator at 454-9622
This American Red Cross certification course will certify passing participants to instruct lifeguard training. Participants must have a lifeguard manual and packet.
Call 377-9622 for additional details
This American Red Cross course gives participants a background in aquatic management skills, including staff development, job-related health risks, and customer service skills. Attendance is mandatory at all sessions. Fee include participant kit, certification, and use of equipment.
Age: 16 & over
Member - $110
Non-member - $160
Call 377-9622 for schedule
This American Red Cross professional lifeguard certification course includes CPR for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid and Lifeguard Training, and AED Essentials. Attendance is mandatory at all sessions for certification. Fee includes certification and equipment use.
Prerequisite: Must be able to swim 300 yards and tread for 2 mins
Member - $225
Non Member - $275
August 6 - August 29
Tuesdays and Thrusdays 6:00-9:00p.m.
Renew and update your Lifeguard certification. The recert proces includes work in Lifeguarding and First Aid, CPR/AED and O2, practical exam and written exam. You must come already prepared to show your skills and pass examinations.
Member - $75
Non-Member - $90
Quarterly (January, May, September) on the 3rd Saturday of the Month from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Contact the Lifeguard Coordinator at 454-9622 to set up an appointment.
Learn the skills to be confident under water. Discover the other two thirds of the planet—become a PADI Certified Open Water Scuba Diver. Travel the world and see what others have been missing. Times don't work? Call to build your own customized class.
Call 377-9622 ext 438 for scheduled classes or build your own class and schedule.
This is designed to provide participants training in aquatic safety that focuses on basic knowledge and skills to prevent and respond to an aquatic emergency.
Member - $45
Non-Member - $65
Downtown: Lifeguard/Safety Coordinator 344-5502 ext. 227
West: Call 377-9622 for schedule
This course trains instructor candidates to teach Amrican Red Cross swimming and water safety courses. The 40-hour class includes Fundamentals of Instructor Training. Attendance is mandatory at all sessions for certification. Fee includes certification, equipment use and books.
This course is designed to provide patticipants with the knowledge and skills needed to be a lifeguard and professional rescuer. Participants will be certified in CPR Pro for the Professional Rescuer, Basic First Aid for the community and Emergency Oxygen Administration. The leadership competencies this course meets for the leader level are: Inclusion, Influnce, Communcation, Decision Making, and Emotional Maturity.