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American Red Cross Certifications
We offer different on-site, American Red Cross Training, health, and safety training classes.
American Red Cross Lifeguard Training:
Requirements PRIOR to first in-person class:
Roughly 7 hours of online work to be completed BEFORE first class. The link will be provided via email within a week of registering.
Successfully complete ALL prerequisite skills PRIOR to first class.
Swim 300 yards continuously using a combination of front crawl and breaststroke
Tread water for 2 minutes using legs only
Swim 20 yards, retrieve 10-pound object from bottom of the deep end, swim on back holding object with both hands to shallow end and exit pool without a ladder.
Requirements DURING in-person classes:
Attend all classes
Successfully demonstrate competency in all skills and rescue scenarios
Pass two in-water final scenario tests
Pass the written exams with 80% or better
Must be 15 years old by the last day of class
Minimum of three (3) / maximum of eight (8) participants to run a course.
Call or email Jensen at 338-4598 or email@example.com with questions.
Within a week of registering, you will receive an email with more details.
Next course: February 18 - 20
Friday, 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $200 Annual Members/$250 3 Month and Non-Member
$50 non-refundable deposit due when you sign up
ENTIRE COURSE FEE MUST BE PAID BY FEBRUARY 18, 2022, 4:00 p.m.
Cost of course will be reimbursed for employees of the Waldo County YMCA
American Red Cross Babysitter Training - age 11 to 18: This course will provide eager babysitters with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care to children and infants. This course will help participants to:
Develop leadership skills
Learn how to develop a babysitting business
Keep themselves and others safe
Help children behave
Learn about basic childcare
Learn basic first aid
Please check back for updates on when the next course will be offered.
Refund Policy: If cancellation occurs within 2 weeks of the given course, a 100% refund will be allowed. If the course is not passed, no refund will be given.