Wayne YMCA

Safety Courses

 

Water Safety Instructor Certification

This course trains Water Safety Instructor candidates to teach courses and presentations in the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program by developing their understanding of how to use the course materials, how to conduct training sessions and how to evaluate participant's progress.

Class pre-requisites:  Must demonstrate before the first day of class.
1. Be at least 16 years old
2. Demonstrate the ability to perform the following swimming skills (on first day of class):  front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke - 25 years
3. Butterfly - 15 yards
4. Back float for 1 minute (floating or sculling)
5. Tread water for 1 minute

Facility Family Member: $350   Facility Member: $375  Program/Community Member: $400

Please contact the Aquatics Department for upcoming course dates, 973-595-0100 ext. 225.

American Red Cross Babysitting


American Red Cross babysitting training and Advanced Child Care courses
can help you gain the skills you need to take care of the kids in your
neighborhood when their parents can't be with them. Created for both
young babysitters and seasoned child care professionals, our best-in-class
training gives you the opportunity to sharpen your skills and become a
safe, reliable babysitter. During your training, you can also choose to earn
your First Aid and CPR/AED certifications (good for two years), which can
help you learn how to provide care during an emergency.
If you have a group of friends and are interested in taking the course
please contact Scott Reiners, Aquatics Director at ext. 225.

Facility Member: $50  Program Member:$55   Community Member: $60

Upcoming 2018 course dates:

August 9, 4-10pm
October 15, 4-10pm
December 28, 4-10pm

CPR/AED/First Aid for The Professional Rescuer


A skill designed to be used anywhere for any situation that should arise.  Participants ages 13+ will be trained and certified for 2 years.  If you have a group of friends or co-workers and are interested in taking the course please contact Scott Reiners, Aquatics Directors at ext. 225.

Family Facility Member: $50  Facility Member:  $55  Program/*Community Member:$60

Upcoming 2018 course dates:

August 11, 10am-12:30pm
September 8, 10:00am-2:00pm
October 7, 10am-12:30pm
November 10, 10am-12:30pm
December 8, 10am-12:30pm

Waterfront and Lifeguard Training*


Prerequisite: Pass a mandatory swim test on the first day of class.
This course trains lifeguards 15+ to act with speed and confidence in emergency situations both in and out of the water. Successful completion results in a 2-year certification in Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR and AED.

Family Facility Member:$350  Facility Member: $375 Program/*Community Member:$400


Aug 10 (4:30-9:00pm) Aug 11 (10:00am-6:00pm) Aug 12 (10:00am-6:00pm)
Sept 7 (4:30-9:00pm) Sept 8 (10:00am-6:00pm) Sept 9 (8:00am-2:00pm)
Oct 6 (4:30-9:00pm) Oct 7 (10:00am-6:00pm) Oct 8 (10:00am-6:00pm)
Nov 9 (4:30-9:00pm) Nov 10 (10:00am-6:00pm) Nov 11 (10:00am-6:00pm)
Dec 7 (4:30-9:00pm) Dec 8 (10:00am-6:00pm) Dec 9 (10:00am-6:00pm)  

Waterfront and Lifeguard Recertification*


Prerequisite: Pass a mandatory swim test on the first day of class.
For ages 17+ For those who have already completed the lifeguard training class and still current, but their certifications are expiring. This class includes CPR for the Professional Rescuer/AED, First Aid and Waterfront.  Successful completion results in a 2-year certification in Lifeguarding, First Aid and AED,

Family Facility Member:$150  Facility Member:  $175   Program/Community Member:$200

*If you do not pass the Prerequisite testing (above), you will receive a
refund less a 25% processing fee.


September 12 (10am-6pm)
October 8 (10am-6pm)
November 11 (10am-6pm)
December 9 (10am-6pm)


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 Scott, sreiners@metroymcas.org. Groups must consist of 4 or more individuals.