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YMCA Lifeguard Crossover

August 2, 2024 - August 3, 2024 16 years +
This course is for current lifeguards from other certification agencies (Ellis, Red Cross, BSA, others) wanting to become certified as a YMCA Lifeguard. (certification must be current, please check for other qual...
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Aquatics Only – ASHI Recertification

January 1, 2024 - December 31, 2024 16 years +
This is for aquatics staff only to recertify your certifications (Basic Life Support, Basic First Aid and Emergency Oxygen). Please contact Bailey Clifford (bailey.clifford@ymcatvidaho.org) or Ashley Schilz (a...
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Child and Babysitting Safety

August 10, 2024 - November 16, 2024 12 years - 15 years
This one-day course offers a Child & Babysitting Safety (CABS) certification and CPR/AED certification. Participants will learn how to choose safe and age-appropriate toys and games, prevent injuries, be prep...
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YMCA Lifeguard

September 16, 2024 - November 24, 2024 16 years +
Course is designed to provide the participants with the knowledge and skills needed to be a lifeguard and professional rescuer. Participants will be certified in Basic Life Support, Basic First Aid for the Commun...
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ASHI CPR/AED

July 20, 2024 - November 23, 2024 12 years +
he YMCA is offering American Health & Safety Institute (ASHI) Community CPR and First Aid Courses. The ASHI CPR and AED training program provides workplace and community training in preforming CPR and using a...
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YMCA Aquatic Safety Assistant (YASA)

August 15, 2024 - December 7, 2024 14 years +
This course is designed to train and certify individuals in the knowledge and skills necessary to help prevent and recognize aquatic risks to assist and alert a lifeguard in the emergency response to an accident ...
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YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor

September 19, 2024 - December 14, 2024 16 years +
This course trains instructor candidates to teach YMCA Swim Lessons.  It also provides certification in CPR, AED, First-Aid and oxygen administration. Attendance is mandatory at all sessions for certification. Th...
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YMCA Lifeguard Crossover

December 5, 2024 - December 7, 2024 16 years +
This course is for current lifeguards from other certification agencies (Ellis, Red Cross, others) wanting to become certified as a YMCA Lifeguard. (certification must be current, please check for other qualifyin...
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ASHI CPR/AED

September 14, 2024 - December 7, 2024 12 years +
The YMCA is offering Health & Safety Institute (HSI 2020) Community CPR and First Aid Courses. The ASHI CPR and AED training program provides workplace and community training in preforming CPR and using an au...
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ASHI Basic First Aid

September 14, 2024 - December 7, 2024 12 years +
The YMCA is offering American Health & Safety Institute (ASHI) Community CPR and First Aid Courses. Basic First Aid participants will learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of injuries and sudden illness. ...
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ASHI Basic First Aid

July 23, 2024 - December 7, 2024 12 years +
The YMCA is offering American Health & Safety Institute (ASHI) Community CPR and First Aid Courses. Basic First Aid participants will learn to recognize the signs and symptoms of injuries and sudden illness. ...
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YMCA Lifeguard Crossover

October 10, 2024 - October 12, 2024 16 years +
This course is for current lifeguards from other certification agencies (Ellis, Red Cross, others) wanting to become certified as a YMCA Lifeguard. (certification must be current, please check for other qualifyin...
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