This course is designed to teach you everything you need to know to start your career as a certified lifeguard. Through videos, group discussion, and hands-on practice, you'll learn teamwork, professional rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid, CPR/AED and other skills needed to work as a Certified Lifeguard.

Requirements for the Course
Must be 15 years of age an attend every class. Participants will have to swim 300 yards without stopping using Breast Stroke and Freestyle. They will also have to tread water for 2 mins without arms, and the timed “Brick Test” participant must swim 20 yards submerge 7-10 ft retrieve an object and swim it back on their back keeping their head above water. 

Dates & Times: 

$200 for Y members
$225 for non-members 

Re-certification Class
$75 for Y members
$100 for non-members


CPR, AED and First Aid
Do you know what to do in a cardiac, breathing or first aid emergency? The right answer could help you save a life. With an emphasis on hands-on learning, our First Aid/CPR/AED courses give you the skills to save a life. All course options align with OSHA’s Best Practices for Workplace First Aid Training Programs and are available in the classroom and blended learning formats.

Class Information
Saturday, October 26th
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Members: $50
Non-Members: $75


American Red Cross Babysitter's Training
Jump-start your teen's first business!  Participants will learn 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 to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe and help children behave; and learn about basic childcare and first aid.  

Class Information

$50 for Y Members
$60 for Non-members
*Financial assistance for participants who qualify 


Mobile Training Courses 
At the Y we are able to offer you and your staff affordable, no hassle, Red Cross training courses and the best part is, we will travel to you! Here is a list of classes we can offer your organization:

   First Aid
   Oxygen Administration 
   Lifeguard Review
   Basic Water Rescue
   Babysitter Training

Preregistration is required for all Community Classes 
For more information on community classes please contact Ashley Pifer at 419.522.3511 or at