Certifications & Safety Classes

Certifications & Safety Classes

Basic Water Rescue Certification

The American Red Cross Basic Water Rescue course provides individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent, recognize and respond to many types of aquatic emergencies. This course also prepares individuals for aquatic emergencies by teaching them how to protect themselves while assisting others.

Babysitting Training Certification

The primary purpose of the American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training course is to provide youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants to develop leadership skills; learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe and help children behave; and learn about basic child care and basic first aid.

Professional (Basic Life Support) CPR/AED Certification

The purpose of the CPR/AED course is to teach those with a duty to act the skills needed to respond appropriately to breathing and cardiac emergencies. This includes the use of a bag, value, mask resuscitator, and an automated external defibrillator (AED) to care for a victim of cardiac arrest.

Lifeguard Certification

The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training is to present the knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of a lifeguard. The program is based on sound decision-making, proper use of rescue equipment, knowledge of water safety, and proficiency in rescue skills.

The training includes certifications in Lifeguarding, CPR/AED,  and First Aid.

Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Certification

The primary purpose of the American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program is to help participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies. The courses in the program teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill person and to decide whether advanced medical care is needed.

Water Safety Instructor Certification

This American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification course provides participants with the basic knowledge and skills to teach American Red Cross swim lessons to parent-child pairs, preschoolers, youth and adults. It includes both land and pool sessions and lesson planning, teaching methodology, class organization, class components, and skills for the ARC progressive program. The course also covers the Y’s expectations for instructors and outlines their responsibilities for teaching aquatics classes that are student centered, values oriented, and safe and effective in teaching aquatic skills.

Lifeguard Certification

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4/19/21 - 5/27/21
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Class days/times:

Mondays 4:30-6:30, Tuesdays 4-5:30, Wednesdays 4-5:30, Thursdays 4-5:30

The American Red Cross Lifeguard course will train participants in all the skills and techniques necessary to become a professional lifeguard. This training course, for ages 15 and up, is intended for those who seek a certification for the first time. There will be videos, demonstrations, as well as hands on experience. The class covers equipment based rescues, spinal injury management and post rescue care. Attendance is mandatory and additional class time may be added, if needed.

The participant must pass the following swim test on the first day of class:
Swim 300 yards continuously with rhythmic breathing using either font crawl or breast stroke, or a combination of the two strokes.
Tread water for 2 minutes using legs only for support
Starting in the pool, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breast stroke, surface dive to 7-10 foot depth, retrieve 10-pound weight and return to surface, swim back on your back to starting point with 10-pound weight held on chest, propulsion with legs only, exit water w/o using ladder or steps, completed in 1 minute 40 seconds or less.


Registration Information  

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1/4/19 12/31/25 Online / Front Desk $ 160.00$ 190.00

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04/19/21 - 05/06/21
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05/10/21 - 05/27/21
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