American Red Cross Certification Courses
These courses are designed for anyone who is interested in learning or renewing their lifesaving skills. The CPR/AED/First Aid course is for any initial responders who need to know adult and pediatric CPR, use of an AED and first aid. Participants will need to complete in-class practical skill demonstration as well as written testing to earn a two year certification. Register HERE.
|Tue, March 21||5pm – 10pm||CPR/AED/First Aid||$95/$120|
|Tue, April 18||5pm – 10pm||CPR/AED/First Aid||$95/$120|
|Tue, May 16||5pm – 10pm||CPR/AED/First Aid||$95/$120|
|Wed, June 14||10am – 3pm||CPR/AED/First Aid||$95/$120|
American Red Cross Lifeguarding Class
New or expired candidates for an American Red Cross lifeguarding certification must take the ARC Lifeguarding course in full. This course covers American Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR Pro certifications. Attendance is required during all days of the class. Participants will need to download an electronic copy of the participant manual (link provided before class begins) or may purchase a hard copy for an additional $35. Participants must pass all prerequisite swim tests, demonstrate all skills and pass both written tests to earn certification. Cost of the course is $165 for members, $250 for non-members. Certification is valid for two years. Register HERE.
|Class 1||April 21 – 30, 2017 (Consecutive weekends)||Fri (5-10pm), Sat (10am-5pm), Sun (9am-3pm)|
|Class 2||May 30 – June 4, 2017||Tues – Fri (5-10pm), Sat (9am-4pm), Sun (9am-4pm)|
If you are interested in a lifeguarding course for the fall, please email Aquatics Director Ray Carroll at [email protected] to add your name to a contact list. We will only run a course with 5 or more participants.
American Red Cross Lifeguard Re-certification Training
Re-certify current American Red Cross Lifeguarding, First Aid and CPR Pro certifications. Attendance is required during both days of the class. Participants will need to bring proof of current certification the first day to be allowed to participate in the course, and must pass all prerequisite swim tests, demonstrate all skills and pass both written tests to earn re-certification. Cost of the class is $110, certification is valid for 2 years. Register HERE.
|Class 1||April 1 & 2, 2017||Sat & Sun (9am-4pm)|
|Class||May 20 & 21, 2017||Sat & Sun (9am-4pm)|
Babysitting Safety Course
Thursday, April 13 11am – 3pm
This interactive course trains sitters to prevent emergencies through proper safety planning and gain knowledge if an emergency should occur. During this training, each participant will be Red Cross certified in First Aid. This course is designed for ages 11-16 years old. Cost for YMCA of Centre County members is $50, for non-members $60.