YMCA Leadership/Certification Courses

YMCA Leadership/Certification Courses

Steps to Becoming a Lifeguard

  1. Complete Bronze Medallion
  2. Complete Bronze Cross
  3. Complete Standard First Aid
  4. Complete National Lifeguard

After these four courses are complete you can stop there and apply to local pools to work as a Lifeguard, however most pools in Alberta require an Instructor Certification as well.

  • Swim and Lifesaving Instructor

The YMCA offers a variety of Advanced Lifesaving Courses!

If you don’t see a course that you are looking for email [email protected]


In order to receive member pricing, the membership must remain in effect for the duration of the program.  Should the participant cancel their membership prior to the end of the program, the YMCA of Lethbridge requires the participant to pay the difference between the member and the non-member pricing to continue in the program.

3. Standard First-Aid and CPR C (AED)- 2 day course

Cor Van Raay YMCA
9/18/21 - 11/14/21
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Standard First Aid provides comprehensive training covering all aspects of first aid and CPR. This course is for those who want an in-depth understanding of first aid such as: medical/legal aspects, spinal injuries, environmental injuries, bone and joint injuries, abdominal and chest injuries, burns, and medical emergencies. Includes CPR-C and AED certification.

Prerequisite(s): 13 years old or older.

Certification Currency: 3 years from the date of certification


If you have any questions or concerns regarding registration, including full sessions, please feel free to reach out to our Aquatic Manager, Jillian Johnston at [email protected]


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
2021 First Aid Schedule 4/7/21 12/10/21 Online / Front Desk $ 125.00$ 135.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
09/18/21 - 09/19/21
Su,Sa - 9:00 am - 8 hrs
7 / 12 Available Register  
Closes
09/17/2021
11/13/21 - 11/14/21
Su,Sa - 9:00 am - 8 hrs
12 / 12 Available Register  
Closes
11/12/2021

Recert- Standard First-Aid, CPR C (AED)

Cor Van Raay YMCA
8/21/21 - 12/11/21
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Standard First Aid Recert  


Please bring proof of your current Standard First Aid. Course will be held in Multipurpose Room 4.

 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding registration, including full sessions, please feel free to reach out to our Aquatic Manager, Jillian Johnston at [email protected]

 

 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
March 2021 5/2/21 7/31/21 Online / Front Desk $ 80.00$ 100.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
08/21/21
Sa - 9:00 am - 6 hrs
6 / 6 Available Registration
Closed
10/16/21
Sa - 9:00 am - 6 hrs
5 / 6 Available Registration
Closed
12/11/21
Sa - 9:00 am - 6 hrs
6 / 6 Available Registration
Closed