Certification Classes (CPR, Lifeguard, First Aid, Safe Sitter)

KEENE FAMILY YMCA SAFETY PROGRAMS

The Y offers a variety of Health & Safety programs throughout the year including:

  • ARC Lifeguard Training
  • Community CPR Training
  • First Aid Training
  • Babysitter Training- Safe Sitter®
  • Swim Lesson Instructor Training
  • Water Safety Instructor Training

UPCOMING PROGRAMS:

CPR

  • 2018 Community CPR Courses:
    • Coming soon

First Aid

  • 2018 First Aid Courses:
    • Coming Soon

Lifeguard Course – Must Attend All Days

Requirements:

  • Minimum age: 15
  • Swim 300 yards continuously
  • Tread water for 2 minutes continuously without using the legs
  • Within 1 min 40 seconds be able to perform the following:
    • Starting in the water
    • Swim 20 yards
    • Perform a surface dive to recover a 10lb dive brick from 6′ of water
    • Return to the surface and swim the brick back to the wall
    • Exit water without using the stairs.

Dates and Cost (Must attend all days):

  • December 14 6:00-9:00pm
  • December 15 8:30am-6:00pm
  • December 16 8:30am-5:00pm
  • December 22 8:30am-6:00pm
  • December 23 8:30am-5:00pm

Members: $300
Community: $350

To Register please contact Menachi Pillai, Aquatics Director, mpillai@keene-ymca.org or 603-283-5249

Lifeguard Recertification

Is your lifeguard certification about to expire? We are offering an American Red Cross Lifeguarding recertification.

Details:

This is a recertification course ONLY. Participants will need to bring a copy of their current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification. Participants are expected to provide their own CPR mask.

Dates and Cost:

  • Coming Soon

To Register please contact Menachi Pillai, Aquatics Director, mpillai@keene-ymca.org or 603-283-5249

Water Safety Instructor Course

Are you interested in teaching swim lessons? The Keene Family YMCA will be holding an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor course this spring.

Requirements:

  • Instructor candidates must be at least 16 years of age and successfully complete a pre-course evaluation session, which includes a demonstration of swimming skills at Learn to Swim Level 4.

Dates:

  • To Be Announced

Attendance on all course dates is required for certification.

Water Safety Instructor Course Fees: $350 for YMCA members and $400 for non-members.

Questions? please contact Menachi Pillai, Aquatics Director, mpillai@keene-ymca.org or 603-283-5249


Safe Sitter®

Safe Sitter® Designed to prepare students in grades 6-8 to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. The Instructor-led class is filled with fun games and role-playing exercises. Students even get to use mannequins to practice rescue skills like choking rescue!

Dates and Cost

  • To Be Announced

Questions? Contact Tammi Squires, Safe Sitter Site Coordinator