Red Cross Certification Courses

LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION COURSE
Provides entry-level participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over. Must be fifteen years old and older to participate and all participants must pass the Pre-Test.*(10 participants max).  

October Class

Friday October 23, 2020 5:00 PM- 10:00 PM
Saturday October 24, 2020 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday October 25, 2020 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

November Class

Friday November 20, 2020 5:00 PM- 10:00 PM
Saturday November 21, 2020 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Sunday November 22, 2020 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

*Pre-Test: Swim 300 yards (12 laps) continuously on front, tread water for 2 minutes using legs only, and complete a timed event within 1 minute 40 seconds (surface dive to retrieve a 10 pound object). Must be fifteen years old to participate.

Fee: $350

Location: New Britain YMCA, 50 High Street, New Britain

Contact: Ashley Jordan at 860.229.3787 or ajordan@nbbymca.org


CPR AND FIRST AID CERTIFICATION OR RE-CERTIFICATION
For CPR and First Aid classes for yourself or your workplace please contact Megan Stegner at 203 235 6386 or mstegner@meridenymca.org


AMERICAN RED CROSS BABYSITTING CLASS
Learn leadership skills, how to diaper and feed infants, how to handle choking emergencies, rescue breathing, basic first aid and lots more. Bring a pen, note book and a bag lunch. Includes Babysitter’s Training Handbook, DVD & Emergency Reference Guide. (For ages 11 - 15 years old.)

Choose from the following options to complete your class.

  • January 25, 2020 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Berlin YMCA, 362 Main Street
  • February 29, 2020  9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Meriden YMCA, 110 West Main Street
  • March 28, 2020 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    New Britain YMCA, 50 High Street
  • Full Member Fee: $39
  • Program or Non Member Fee: $69

For more information contact Carrie Marquardt at 203-235-6386 ext. 18 or send an email to cmarquardt@meridenymca.org.

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