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Certifications
& Training

Learn valuable skills to help others by becoming certified in CPR, first aid, oxygen administration or lifeguarding.

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Interested in being a YMCA Lifeguard, group exercise instructor or personal trainer? Training is provided at no cost for those who apply, meet qualifications and are hired.

Lifeguard
Certification

Y Lifeguard helps boy put on lifejacket

This course is designed to provide participants the knowledge and skills necessary to be a lifeguard and professional rescuer. Participants will become certified in American Safety and Health Institute's (ASHI) courses: CPR Pro (BLS) for the Professional Rescuer, Basic First Aid for the Community, and Emergency Oxygen Administration. The comprehensive course offers up-to-date information on how to guard by anticipating and preventing problems before they occur and how to take action to help those in danger when necessary. The course includes accident prevention, guarding techniques, pool management and even more safety skills.

CPR, First Aid,
Oxygen and AED

CPR training

Be prepared for emergency situations. We offer a variety of courses that may include certifications in one or more of the following: CPR, First Aid, Oxygen Administration and how to use an AED (automatic external defibrillator).