BLACK HAWK COUNTY YMCA

Certifications

First Aid | CPR | AED for Professional Rescuers

The American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program helps participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies. The courses in this program teach the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill person (adult, child or infant) and to decide whether advanced medical care is needed. Certification is valid for two years from the certification date. When you sign up for the class, you must pay right away. There will be no refunds if you did not notify the instructor within 24 hours of the class. First Aid/CPR/AED Flyer

Upcoming Dates

Sunday, October 20th | 10am-5pm

Saturday, November 16th | 10am-5pm

Sunday, December 15th | 10am-5pm

There will be a half hour break for lunch.

Member Rate: $70.00

Program Member Rate: $75.00

Non-Member Rate: $75.00

Registration Options

Register online, in-person or over the phone.


Lifeguard Certification

The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatics emergencies. This includes land & water rescue skills as well as first aid and CPR. Lifeguard Certification Flyer

Upcoming Dates

TBD

Prerequisites

  • Must be 15 years old on or before the last scheduled session of the course
  • Must successfully complete the prerequisite skills evaluation on first day of class: 300 yard swim, tread water for 2 minutes (using legs only), retrieve 10 lb brick from six-feet of water or deeper
  • You must be present for both days in order to receive your certification

Cost: $150.00

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*No refunds for inability to successfully complete prerequisite testing.

Lifeguard Re-Certification

Must possess and provide proof of a current lifeguard certification to enroll in re-certification class.

Date: TBD

Cost: $90 for Y Members and $105 for Y Program Member or Non-Members

Prerequisites

  • Current lifeguard certification. If your certification is more than 30 days past the expiration date, you will be required to take the full lifeguard course.
  • Must successfully complete the prerequisite skills evaluation on first day of class: 300 yard swim, tread water for 2 minutes (using legs only), retrieve 10 lb brick from six-feet of water or deeper

*No refunds for inability to successfully complete prerequisite testing.

Registration Options

Anyone can register online, in-person or over the phone.

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