Wayne YMCA

Safety Courses


Lifeguard and Waterfront Full Certification 

Prerequisite:  Pass a mandatory swim test on the first day of class.  Upon successful completion, all will be certified with pool and waterfront lifeguarding, first aid, and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer. 

$350 Facility Member   $400 Program/Community Member

If the candidate is unsuccessful in passing the prerequisite test a deduction of the following rates will be applied to their refund. (Facility Member:  $30   Program/Community Member:  $50)
If a candidate completes the course and does not pass the course, a refund or credit will NOT be applied.  Please do not register if you are not confident in your swimming abilities.

The following dates are offered for a Full Certification:
March Class A:
24 (4:30-9:00pm), March 25 (10:00am-6:00pm), March 26 (10:00am-6:00pm)
April Class A:
7 (4:30-9:00pm), 8 (10:00am-6:00pm), and 9 (10:00am-6:00pm)
April Class B:
17, 18, 19, 20 (4:30-9:30pm)
May Class A:
12 (4:30-9:00pm), 13 (10am-6pm), and 14 (10am-6pm)
May Class B:
26 (4:30-9pm), 27 (10am-6pm), and 28 (10am-6pm)
June Class A:
9 (4:30-9pm), 10 (10am-6pm) and 11 (10am-6pm)
June Class B:
Sundays 4 (10am-5pm), 11 10am-5pm), and 18 (10am-5pm)
June Class C:
30 (4:30-9pm), July 1 (10am-6pm), and July 2 (10am-6pm)
July Class A:
14 (4:30-9pm), 15 (10am-6pm), and 16 (10am-6pm)

Lifeguarding and Waterfront Recertification

For those who have already completed the lifeguard training class, but their certifications are expiring.  This class includes CPR for the Professional Rescuer/AED and First Aid.

Facility Member: $150 Program/Community Member:  $200
No refunds will be granted, but credit can be issued for up to 1 year.
The following dates are offered for a Re - Certification:
April Class A:
21 (9:30am-5:30pm)
May Class A:
6 (10am-6pm)
May Class B:
19 (4-10pm)
May Class C:
29 (8am-2pm)
June Class A:
4 (10am-6pm)
June Class B:
17 (10am-6pm)
July Class A:
4 (8am-2pm

NEW! Babysitting Certification Course

April 8 from 4:00-10:00pm
June 5 from 4:00-10:00pm
Facility Member:  $55
Program Member: $65

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer

This class offers an advanced level of CPR training for individuals who have a job related "duty to respond" to emergencies. The 6-hour course includes an overview of body systems and medical/legal issues.  Participants learn how to recognize and provide care in respiratory and cardiac emergencies for adults, children and infants, with special emphasis on two-rescuer CPR use of the resuscitation mask, bag-valve mask and automated external defibrillator. Techniques for minimizing the risk of disease transmission and for special resuscitation situations are included.

Facility Member: $55 Program/Community Member: $65

Dates and Times for upcoming classes:

April 8 (10:00am-2:00pm
April 18 (12:00-4:00pm)
May 13 (10:00am-2:00pm)
May 27 (10:00am-2:00pm)
June 10 (10:00am-2:00pm)
July 1 (10:00am-2:00pm)
July 15 (10:00am-2:00pm)

Do you have group of friends/family members that are interested in becoming CPR/AED certified?
Let us know of dates and we can set up a private session for you here at the Wayne YMCA!
Please email Nick at nrobinson@metroymcas.org. Groups must consist of 4 or more individuals.