Heartsaver courses are designed for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements. This course can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting. Upon successful completion of the course, including a CPR and AED skills test, students receive a Heartsaver CPR AED course completion card, valid for two years.
Heartsaver® First Aid
Heartsaver courses are designed for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements. First aid basics, medical emergencies, injury emergencies, and environmental emergencies are included in the course. Upon successful completion of the course, including a first aid skills test, students receive a Heartsaver First Aid course completion card, valid for two years.
The YMCA Lifeguard Training course is the most comprehensive program available, including certifications in CPR/AED, Basic Life Support, First Aid and Oxygen Administration.Training in equipment-based rescues for aquatic environments, accident prevention and decision-making skills prepare participants for employment.
Participants must be 16 years old before the start of class. Attendance, full participation, and successful completion of written tests and performance of all water skills are required.
Participants must be able to:
Soon you will be exploring life underwater. The YMCA’s SCUBA courses have introduced many people to the adventurous diving lifestyle!
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The YMCA offers our community a variety of Certification & Training courses such as first aid, CPR and AED training that will provide you with the critical skills you need for an emergency.
The YMCA offers a variety of specialty classes for teens to learn a new skill and make new friends!
We offer programs as diverse as the people we serve. We have an unparalleled selection of classes and activities—everything from personal training to foreign language classes to summer camp—all waiting for you and your family to explore. (Looking for group exercise and pool schedules? Click on the "schedules" tab above, then choose your location.)