CERTIFICATION COURSES

Employee Certification

When employed with the Minot Family YMCA, both lifeguard and CPR certification or re-certification are reimbursed.

Learn to Save Lives

Did you know that drowning is the sixth leading cause of unintentional injury death for people of all ages, and the second leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 14 years? You can help bring that statistic down - Learn to save lives in the water at our Lifeguard Certification course.

Make an Impact

Lifeguarding and teaching about water safety is an amazing experience - even more when what your teaching is saving a life! In our Red Cross certified classes, you will learn to teach people how to be safe in, on, and around the water, working with people of various ages and abilities.

Lifeguard Certification

Interested in a great summer job or challenging career as a professional lifeguard? Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, you’ll learn teamwork, rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid and CPR/AED and other skills you need to work as a professional lifeguard. 

Fee: $350

Prerequisite: Must be at least 15 years old and pass certain swimming requirements; All fees must be paid the day prior to class start date.

Day & Time: Friday at 5:30PM & Saturday at 9AM

2020 Dates:

February 28-29, 2020

March 27-28, 2020

April 3-4, 2020

April 24-25, 2020

June 26-27, 2020

August 21-22, 2020

October 9-10, 2020

Lifeguard Re-Certifcation 

The Review course is designed to review the lifeguarding skills and core knowledge points required to re-certify in lifeguarding.

Fee: $200

Prerequisite: Current Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED or Shallow Water Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certificate; All fees must be paid the day prior to class start date.

Note: If the Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certificate is expired, participants must take the full Lifeguarding or Shallow Water Lifeguarding course.

Day & Time: Saturday at 9AM

2020 Dates:

February 8, 2020

March 14, 2020

April 11, 2020

June 13, 2020

July 11, 2020

September 12, 2020

November 7, 2020

Water Safety Instructor

Earn your swimming and water safety instructor certification from the American Red Cross, and gain the skills needed to teach courses and make presentations to swimmers of every age and ability.

Fee: $300

2020 Dates: TBA

CPR Certification

Red Cross CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and AED (automated external defibrillator) training and certification meets the needs of workplace responders, professional rescuers school staffs, professional responders and healthcare providers, as well as the general public.  

Certification Fee: $100

Day & Time: Saturday 10-2PM

2020 Dates:

March 21, 2020

April 18, 2020

May 16, 2020

June 20, 2020

August 8, 2020

September 19, 2020

October 17, 2020

November 14, 2020

If you have any further questions regarding lifeguard or CPR certifications, please contact our Instructor at bhoffer@ymcaminot.org

BUILDING HOURS

REGULAR HOURS

 (LABOR DAY TO MEMORIAL DAY) 

M-F: 4AM-12AM

SAT: 6AM-10PM

SUN: 6AM-9PM

SUMMER HOURS

 (MEMORIAL DAY TO LABOR DAY) 

M-F: 4AM-12AM

SAT: 6AM-7PM

SUN: 6AM-7PM

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2020 HOLIDAY HOURS

NEW YEARS DAY - JAN 1 

EASTER - APR 12

MEMORIAL DAY - MAY 25

INDEPENDENCE DAY - JUL 4

LABOR DAY - SEP 7

10AM - 4PM

CLOSED

7AM -12N

CLOSED

7AM -12N

THANKSGIVING - NOV 26

CHRISTMAS EVE - DEC 24

CHRISTMAS DAY - DEC 25

NEW YEARS EVE - DEC 31

NEW YEARS DAY - JAN 1

7AM - 12N

4AM - 1PM

CLOSED

6AM-6PM

10AM-4PM

MINOT FAMILY YMCA     |     701-852-0141     |     3515 16TH ST SW     |     MINOT, ND 58701