Certification & Training

American Red Cross Babysitter's Training

Learn how to help kids have fun, while keeping them safe and following household rules. It’s important! Sign up today and become a trained Red Cross babysitter everyone will want to hire. Students can take this training with their friends or make new friends who also want to babysit. Ages 11+. Time/Date: Saturday, May 12, 2018, Noon-5:30 p.m.

Fee: $25 Member; $35 Non Member

Lifeguard Certification

The Y will be offering an American Red Cross Lifeguarding Class. Participants must be 15 years of age on the date of the class. On the first night of class, students will be required to pass a swim test to continue the course. The registration fee will be refunded in full if the student cannot pass the qualifying swim test. There are a maximum 12 participants per class.

Fees: Members $200; Non-members $225

Class Hours

Training will be from 5:30-8:00 p.m. Friday evenings and 12:30-5:30p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Fee: Member: $200; non-member: $225. Participant must attend all six classes to be certified.

CLASS 1: May 4, 5 & 6

Course Includes:
CPR for lifequards, Bloodborne Pathogens, Oxygen Administration and Lifequarding. Both written and practical skills tests must be passed to receive the certification. Prerequisite skills check on first class night will consist of, the 300 yard swim in freestyle/front crawl and breaststrokes, treading water for 2 minutes and retrieving a 10lb brick from the bottom of the pool.

Lifeguard Recertification

The Y will be offering an American Red Cross Recertification class. These classes are for those people who have already earned their Lifeguard certification and just need to recertify.

Fees: Members $80; Non-members $100

  • Noon-6 p.m. Sunday, May 6