Find CPR, First Aid, & Certification Trainings Programs

The Y’s skills-based trainings help students develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence to respond in a medical emergency. Our certified instructors are very knowledgeable and strive to improve the health and safety of our community.

ASHI Basic First Aid for Community Members

$35 $55 12+

Caldwell YMCA: Aug 15 | Nov 21
Downtown Boise YMCA: Sep 12 | Dec 12
West Boise YMCA: Oct 3

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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ASHI CPR/AED for Community Members

$35 $55 12+

Caldwell YMCA: Aug 15 | Nov 21
Downtown Boise YMCA: Sep 12 | Dec 12
West Boise YMCA: Oct 3

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

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Babysitting Training Course

$55 $85 12-15

Downtown Boise Y: Jul 25 | Feb 22 | Oct 3
West Boise Y: Aug 15 | Sep 19 | Dec 12

This one-day course includes 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 and be prepared if an emergency happens, handle bedtime issues, and more!

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Y Swim Lessons Instructor Certification

$150 $225 16+

Caldwell Y:
Jul 14-17 (Thu 4-8pm, Sat & Sun 9am-5pm)

Downtown Boise Y:
Sep 7-12 (Tue 4-10pm, Sat & Sun 9am-5pm)

West Boise Y:
June 21 -25 (Mon, Thu, Fri 9am-5pm)

Caldwell YMCA: Jul 14-17
Downtown Boise YMCA: Sep 7-12
West Boise YMCA: June 21 -25

This course provides training for instructors who want to teach Y Swimming Lessons. It also provides certification in CPR, AED, and First-Aid. Participants must be 16 years old by the last day of class. Attendance is mandatory for all days of the session for certification.

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