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.
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.
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.
The Review course is designed to review the lifeguarding skills and core knowledge points required to re-certify in lifeguarding.
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.
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.
2019 Dates: TBA
CPR Certification & Re-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