Bloomington-Normal YMCA

Lifeguarding/CPR/First Aid/AED Trainings

BECOME A HERO TODAY!

Become certified to save a life! We have highly trained and certified teachers through the American Red Cross. Adult and Pediatric First Aid/ CPR/ AED certifications prepare participants to help and respond in an emergency. Certification will last for 2 years.

CPR/FIRST AID CLASSES

Classes include all necessary training equipment, manuals, tests, etc.

CPR, AED, First Aid Training Classes ($100):

March 11, 2017: 9am–4pm

CPR, AED, First Aid Training Classes ($110):
May 20, 2017: 9am-4pm

June 10, 2017: 9am-5pm

Oct. 23 & 25, 2017: Mon. & Wed. 6-9pm

Dec. 6 & 8, 2017Wed. &  Fri. 6-9pm

CPR, AED, First Aid Review ($50):

February 11, 2017:  9am-12pm

CPR, AED, First Aid Review ($55):

April 24, 2017: 6-9pm

June 7, 2017: 9am-12pm

September 12,2017: 6-9pm

November 11, 2017: 9am-12pm

LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION CLASSES

This comprehensive lifeguard training program (for pools only) includes all aspects of the professional lifeguard including first aid and safety and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. Successful completion of this course will result in Red Cross certification. Participants must be present for all class times to be eligible for certification.  Books and other materials are included in the fee. The course requires a minimum of 4 participants, if there is low enrollment participants will be notified 24 hours in advance.

Prerequisites:

  • Minimum age of 15
  • Must be able to swim 300 yards front crawl and breaststroke
  • Swim 20 yards, surface dive 10 feet to retrieve a brick and return
    to the starting position while holding the brick 
  • Tread water for 2 minutes without the use of hands

Click here to download the Lifeguard Training Manual

Lifeguard Training 2017 ($250):

Session 1: January 2-6 (Mon-Fri): 10am-4pm

Session 2: January 7, 14, 21, 28, 2017 (Saturdays): 12-8pm

Session 3: February 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27: Mon. & Wed 6-9pm  

Session 4: March 13-17 (Mon– Fri): 10am–4pm  

Session 5: March 25-28: Sat & Sun: 10am-6pm; Mon & Tues 9am-5pm 

Session 6: March 29-April 2:  Wed-Fri: 3pm-9pm; Sat & Sun: 10am-6pm

PRICE INCREASES IN APRIL! Lifeguard Training 2017 ($275):

Session 7: April 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, May 1: Mons & Weds 6-9pm

Session 8: May 6, 13, 20, 27: Saturdays 10-6pm

Session 9: May 15-19 & 22-26: Mon-Fri 6-9pm

Session 10: May 30-June 3: Tues-Sat 10-6pm

Session 11: June 5-9: Mon-Fri 10am-6pm

 

Lifeguard Review ($110):

March 4, 2017: 9am-9pm

March 18, 2017: 9am-9pm

PRICE INCREASES IN APRIL! Lifeguard Review ($120):

April 15, 2017: 9am-9pm

May 20, 2017: 9am-9pm

June 3, 2017: 9am-9pm

December 29, 2017: 9am-9pm

 

Lifeguard Instructor ($375):

Trains instructor candidates to teach American Red Cross Lifeguarding, Lifeguard Blended Learning, Shallow Water Lifeguarding, Waterpark Skills, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers, Administering Emergency Oxygen and Bloodborne Pathogens Training. Note: To teach Waterfront Skills, Lifeguarding instructors must possess a basic-level Waterfront Skills certificate.

Session 1: February 3, 4, 10, 11, 2017: Fridays 6-10pm & Saturdays 12-8pm

Session 2: May 5, 6, 12, 13, 2017: Fridays 6-10pm & Saturdays 12-8pm 

Lifeguard Instructor Review Course ($75):

February 18, 2017: 10am-5pm

March 11, 2017: 10am-5pm

April 9, 2017: 10am-5pm

May 7, 2017: 10am-5pm

 

Water Safety Instructor ($375):

Session 1: January 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29: 6-9pm & 2–9pm & 1–5pm

Session 2: April 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30: 6-9pm & 2-9pm & 1-5pm

 

Basic Water Rescue ($80):

June 6, 2017: 9am–1pm

 

Safety training for Swim Coaches Review ($60):

September 13, 2017:  6-9pm

 

Contact: April Fisher, Safety Coordinator Alfisher2012@gmail.com

 

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