Lifeguard certification available

Training and Certification Fees Waived for New Hires

October 22, 2021

Whether you are interested in becoming a Health Coach, lifeguard, or advancing professionally through our Leadership tracks, you can access a wide range of Training and Certifications opportunities at your Treasure Valley Family YMCA. Gain the skills and knowledge you need to provide care and act in an emergency with a Y certification.

Certification classes are back and open for registration!


For a limited time, we are paying for staff training certifications for new hires, including Lifeguard and Swim Instructor certifications—that’s up to a $225 value! The Y will also cover costs for childcare licensing, CPR/First Aid certification, as well as provide an additional $300/monthly wage enhancement from the Idaho Dept. Health & Welfare.

Fees waived for new hires


Participants will learn the skills and knowledge needed to provide basic life support in an emergency.

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Basic First Aid

This class teaches crucial information about how to deal with emergencies like bleeding, shock, burns, strains, fractures, allergic reactions, diabetic emergencies, and seizures.

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This one-day course includes an ASHI-Approved Certification card and can help young adults interview for suitable babysitting positions. Participants will learn how to choose safe and age-appropriate toys and games, prevent injuries, be prepared if an emergency happens, handle bedtime issues, and more!

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The curriculum includes Lifeguarding certification, Basic Life Support, which includes CPR and AED Essentials, First Aid, and Emergency Oxygen Administration.

Learn more and register here!