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 ($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 ($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; registration closes on March 21st. 

Session 6: March 29-April 2:  Wed-Fri: 3pm-9pm; Sat & Sun: 10am-6pm; registration closes March 24th.

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; registration closes on March 30th.

Session 8: May 6, 13, 20, 27: Saturdays 10-6pm; registration closes on May 2nd.

Session 9: May 15-19 & 22-26: Mon-Fri 6-9pm; registration closes on registration closes on May 11th.

Session 10: May 30-June 3: Tues-Sat 10-6pm; registration closes on May 26th.

Session 11: June 5-9: Mon-Fri 10am-6pm; registration closes on June 1st.

 

Lifeguard Review ($120):

April 15, 2017: 9am-9pm; registration closes April 15th.

May 20, 2017: 9am-9pm; registration closes May 20th.

June 3, 2017: 9am-9pm; registration closes May 30th.

December 29, 2017: 9am-9pm; registration closes December 24th.

 

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.

May 5, 6, 12, 13, 2017: Fridays 6-10pm & Saturdays 12-8pm; registration closes May 1st

Lifeguard Instructor Review Course ($75)- additional $35 for basic recertification:

April 8, 2017: 10am-5pm; registration closes on April 5th

May 14, 2017: 10am-5pm; registration closes on May 10th

 

Water Safety Instructor ($375):

April 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30: 6-9pm & 2-9pm & 1-5pm; registration closes April 17th.

 

Basic Water Rescue ($80):

June 6, 2017: 9am–1pm; registration closes June 2nd.

 

Safety training for Swim Coaches Review ($60):

September 13, 2017:  6-9pm; registration closes September 9th.

 

Contact: Amanda Green, bnymca.lifeguard@gmail.com  

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