Lifeguard/CPR Classes


Lifeguard Coordinator


Fitness Director

Aquatics Coordinator


Babysitting Training Course

  • For more information, contact Candace Martin ( or Wendy Shutty (

American Red Cross babysitting training course can help you gain the skills you need to take care of the kids in your neighborhood when their parents can’t be with them. Created for young babysitters, our best-in-class training gives you the opportunity to sharpen your skills and become a safe, reliable babysitter. During your training, you can also choose to earn your First Aid and CPR/AED certifications (good for two years), which can help you learn how to provide care during an emergency. Recommended for those ages 11 to 15, this course is designed to help participants develop leadership skills, build their business, help keep themselves and others safe, help children learn how to behave, and learn basic child care and basic first aid.


  • Aug. 25, 4:30-7:30 pm and Aug. 26, 9:00 am-1pm (Must attend both days to gain certification)
  • Oct. 20, 4:30-7:30 pm and Oct. 21, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (Must attend both days to gain certification)
  • Dec. 8, 4:30-7:30 pm and Dec. 9, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (Must attend both days to gain certification)


  • Members: $60.00
  • Non-Members: $75.00


Swim Lesson Instructors Needed

Interested in being a swim instructor OR swim coach? Experience preferred, but will train! Contact Rhonda Shinaberry, Associate Executive Director for more information.


Lifeguard Classes

If you’re 15 or older and looking for a great yearround job or challenging career that’s in demand, the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training is the best place to start.

For more information, contact Beth Valentine, Lifeguard Coordinator, at


  • $250 – Member
  • $300 – Program Participant


  • Sessions: Aug. 25-27 / Sept. 8-10 / Nov. 10-12
  • Times and Locations: TBA a week before starting date

*Session dates and times are subject to change due to pool availability


CPR/AED/First Aid Classes

Learn to Save a Life
American Red Cross First Aid, CPR and AED certification courses are designed to give you the confidence to respond in an emergency situation with skills that can save a life. Classes held in YMCA Multi-Purpose Room.


  • $55 – Member
  • $65 – Program Participant

Dates and Times

  • Wednesday, Sept. 20, 3:30 – 8:00 pm
  • Wednesday, Nov. 29, 3:30 – 8:00 pm


Adult and Infant Manikins for Rent

Is your company or organization in need of manikins for the American Red Cross CPR/First Aid Course? The American Red Cross no longer provides manikins for training purposes. The YMCA has 16 Adult and 12 Infant manikins that can be rented for a small fee. Contact Candace Martin or Wendy Shutty for information.

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