Safety Certifications 

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Health Care Provider (BLS)

Purpose of this course is to teach those with a duty to act (professional rescuers) the skills needed to respond appropriately to breathing and cardiac emergencies. This includes the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) to care for a victim of cardiac arrest. People who wish to take the full CPR/AED course should purchase the “BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual.” The manual can be purchased at http://aha.channing-bete.com/ and the cost for the manual is $12. This Manual is not required for the re-certification course. For those who do not purchase the book, there will be some that are available to use, but they must be returned. Within 7 days of the class, all payment is non-refundable.

Certificate Issued and Validity Period

Participants who successfully complete the course have the choice of one of the following certificates:

  1. CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and the Healthcare Provider: 2 years
  2. CPR/AED for the Healthcare Provider: 2 years
  3. CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer: 2 years

 

2020 Dates

Full Class (1 Day)

Cost: $45.00

 

  • January 6
  • February 3
  • March 2
  • April 6
  • May 4

 

Class time: 6:00pm

 

Basic First Aid (Heartsaver)American Heart Assoc Logo

This certification provides people with the knowledge and skills necessary in an emergency situation, to help keep someone alive, to reduce pain, and to minimize the consequences of injury until professional medical help arrives. People who are interested in taking the First Aid course should purchase the “Heartsaver First Aid Student Workbook.” This book can be purchased at http://aha.channing-bete.com/ and the cost of this book is $9. For those who do not purchase the book, there will be some that are available to use, but they must be returned. Refunds will not be given for absence or cancellation without at least 1 weeks notice.

Cost: $35.00

 

  • January 8
  • February 5
  • March 4
  • April 1
  • May 6

 

Class Time: 6:00pm

 

CPR/First Aid/AED Combination Class (Heartsaver)

This course combines the Heartsaver CPR/AED and First Aid courses.

Cost: $80

 

  • January 13
  • February 10
  • March 9
  • April 13
  • May 11

 

Class Time: 6:00pm

 

Pediatric CPR/First Aid/AED Combination Class (Heartsaver)

This course trains participants how to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Those who take this course include: anyone involved in childcare who have a duty to respond to illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Including: childcare workers, teachers, camp counselors, etc.. Topics covered include: First Aid basics, CPR/AED and choking; CPR and AED use for adults; Children and Infants, Adult, Child, and Infant Choking.

 

Cost: $80.00

 

  • January 15
  • April 8
  • May 13

 

Class Time: 6:00pm

 

E-Learning (cost is $25 plus card fee)

Please visit http://elearning.heart.org/ and find and complete one of the courses offered (BLS/CPR; Heartsaver First Aid; Heartsaver CPR/First Aid/AED; Heartsaver Pediatric CPR/First Aid/AED). Call the YMCA at 701-775-2586 and ask to speak to a trainer to set up a skill test to complete certification. Card Fee: BLS $19; First Aid $4; CPR/First Aid/AED $23; Pediatric CPR/First Aid/AED $23

 

Lifeguard Training

A cognitive and psycho-motor overview of the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies in confined, and non-surf open, water environments. Includes certification training in CPR and First Aid. Minimum age of 15 years. Within 7 days of the class, all payment is non-refundable.

Dates:

 

  • January 31- February 2
  • March 6-8
  • April 17-19
  • May 8-10

 

Class Times: Friday 5pm-10pm, Saturday 8am-4pm, Sunday 8am-3pm

Cost: $200.00

Note: Blended learning is offered for these classes.  You will be asked to complete online modules prior to attending class. Breaks will be given through out the classes. Bring towel, bathing suit, and lock for locker each day.

Lifeguard Re-Certification: 

Dates:

 

  • February 9
  • April 5
  • May 17

 

Class Times: 8:00am-6:00pm

Cost: $75.00

Water Safety Instructor (WSI)

Application of theories of learning, teaching and conducting an American Red Cross Infant to Preschool Aquatic Programs, Progressive Learn to Swim class and Community Water Safety.

Must be 16 years of age

Dates:

  • March 27-29
  • April 24-26
  • May 22-24

Class Times: Friday 5pm-10pm, Saturday 8am-6pm, Sunday 8am-4:30pm

Cost: $225.00 ($190.00 to the YMCA at registration, $35.00 to the American Red Cross for online training)

Note: Blended learning is offered for these classes.  You will be asked to complete online modules prior to attending class. Breaks will be given through out the classes. Bring towel, bathing suit, and lock for locker each day. Refunds will not be given for absence or cancellation without at least 1 weeks notice.

Certified Pool Operator (CPO)

Dates:

  • May 2-3

Class Times: Saturday 8:00am-5:00pm, Sunday 8:00am-3:00pm

Cost: $180.00

Within 7 days of the class, all payment is Non-Refundable