Training in lifesaving skills such as lifeguarding and CPR present opportunities for youth to take on greater responsibility for themselves and others. Learn the skills necessary to handle emergencies. If you have questions about class prerequisites or anything else related to safety certifications, please contact Kyle Erwin, Aquatics Director, at kerwin@michianaymca.org.

Lifeguard Training

Certification in American Red Cross Lifeguard, CPR/AED, First Aid & Oxygen Management. Fees include ARC books.

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Fees:

Dates:

15-Adult

$195

Contact Aquatics Director Kyle Erwin for upcoming dates.

CPR/AED & First Aid In The Work Place

Certification for CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer is dependent upon satisfactory completion of practical skills and achieving 80% on the written test. You will learn infant, child & adult CPR, rescue breathing, clear an obstructed airway and how to use an AED. Learn basic first aid skills: control bleeding, basic splinting, F.A.S.T., R.I.C.E., and so much more. You must participate in 100% of the class, show competency in performing the skills and receive an 80% or higher on the final test. This is a 2 year certification. Bring a lunch. Minimum of 4 participants and must be registered two days in advance of class date.

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Dates:

15-Adult

$75/Member – $90/Non Member (CPR/AED)
$90/Member – $126/Non Member (CPR/AED/FA)

January 26th @ YMCA of Southwest Michigan (Benton Harbor location), 9am – 3pm

February 5th @ YMCA of Southwest Michigan (Niles location), 10am – 4:30pm

March 30th @ YMCA of Michiana (Riverview Family Y), 10am – 4:30pm

Please call or stop by our Welcome Center to register. Must be registered two days before start of class. Bring sack lunch.