Certifications

Certifications

Whether you’re new to the community or simply want to pursue a new hobby, the YMCA brings together people who love to learn.

We offer certification courses in Lifeguard Training, CPR & First Aid, Babysitting, and more! You’ll learn right alongside others from your community who share your interests.

A $5.00 non-refundable fee will be applied to any program canceled by the participant.

CPR/AED & First Aid Full Course- La Crosse 2021

Dahl (La Crosse)
3/10/21 - 5/24/21
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Certification includes: Lay Responder CPR/AED Adult, CPR/AED Child, CPR Infant, and Standard First Aid.

Attending full course is required. Digital copy of course book and materials are included in course fee.

 

Discount available for YMCA employees. Inquire at the Member Services Desk.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
12/15/20 12/31/21 Online / Front Desk $ 75.00$ 75.00$ 95.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
03/10/21
classroom - We - 9:00 am
3 / 6 Available Register  
05/24/21
classroom - Mo - 9:00 am
6 / 6 Available Register  

CPR/AED & First Aid Full Course - Onalaska 2021

Houser (Onalaska)
4/25/21 - 6/13/21
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Certification includes: Lay Responder CPR/AED Adult, CPR/AED Child, CPR Infant, and Standard First Aid.

Attending full course is required. Digital copy of course book and materials are included in course fee.

 

Discount available for YMCA employees. Inquire at the Member Services Desk.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
12/15/20 12/31/21 Online / Front Desk $ 75.00$ 75.00$ 95.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
04/25/21
MPR - C - Su - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
5 / 6 Available Register  
Closes
04/22/2021
06/13/21
MPR - C - Su - 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
6 / 6 Available Register  
Closes
06/10/2021

CPR/AED & First Aid Re-Certification - La Crosse 2021

Dahl (La Crosse)
3/5/21 - 5/17/21
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CPR renewal course for individuals who have already taken a CPR for the Lay Responder course. Eligible participants include current certification holders and those whose certification has expired for less than one month. Re-certification includes: Lay Responder CPR/AED for an Adult, Child, Infant and Standard First Aid. Digital copy of course book and materials are included in course fee.

 

Attending full course is required.

 

Discount available for YMCA employees. Inquire at the Member Services Desk.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
12/15/20 12/31/21 Online / Front Desk $ 55.00$ 55.00$ 70.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
03/05/21
classroomCPR/AED & First Aid Re-Certification - La Crosse - Fr - 9:00 am - 11:00 am
3 / 8 Available Register  
05/17/21
classroomCPR/AED & First Aid Re-Certification - La Crosse - Mo - 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
6 / 6 Available Register  

CPR/AED & First Aid Re-Certification - Onalaska 2021

Houser (Onalaska)
4/9/21 - 5/2/21
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CPR renewal course for individuals who have already taken a CPR for the Lay Responder course. Eligible participants include current certification holders and those whose certification has expired for less than one month. Re-certification includes: Lay Responder CPR/AED for an Adult, Child, Infant and Standard First Aid. Digital copy of course book and materials are included in course fee.

 

Attending full course is required.

 

Discount available for YMCA employees. Inquire at the Member Services Desk.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
12/15/20 12/31/21 Online / Front Desk $ 55.00$ 55.00$ 70.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
04/09/21
MPR - C - Fr - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
6 / 6 Available Register  
Closes
04/06/2021
05/02/21
MPR - B - Su - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
6 / 6 Available Register  
Closes
04/29/2021

Lifeguard Certification - La Crosse 2021

Dahl (La Crosse)
3/12/21 - 5/16/21
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AGE: MUST BE 15 BY THE END OF THE COURSE
Ever wanted to learn the skills to save a life? With our YMCA and American Red Cross lifeguard certification courses you can do just that. Participants will learn lifeguarding skills, how to perform CPR on an adult, child and infant, how to use an AED, and necessary first-aid skills.

Prerequisites: 300-yard swim, treading water and brick retrieval (timed). Candidates must be 15 years old to work as a lifeguard in the state of Wisconsin. Must attend every class, no exceptions!

 


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
12/15/20 12/31/21 Online / Front Desk $ 220.00$ 220.00$ 255.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
03/12/21 - 03/14/21
pool - Su,Fr,Sa
- Waiting List  
05/14/21 - 05/16/21
pool - Su,Fr,Sa
6 / 8 Available Register  

Lifeguard Certification - Onalaska 2021

Houser (Onalaska)
4/9/21 - 6/6/21
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AGE: MUST BE 15 BY THE END OF THE COURSE
Ever wanted to learn the skills to save a life? With our YMCA and American Red Cross lifeguard certification courses you can do just that. Participants will learn lifeguarding skills, how to perform CPR on an adult, child and infant, how to use an AED, and necessary first-aid skills.

Prerequisites: 300-yard swim, treading water and brick retrieval (timed). Candidates must be 15 years old to work as a lifeguard in the state of Wisconsin. Must attend every class, no exceptions!


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
12/15/20 12/31/21 Online / Front Desk $ 220.00$ 220.00$ 255.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
04/09/21 - 04/11/21
F 5-9pm, S/S 9am-4pm - Su,Fr,Sa - 5:00 pm
- Waiting List  
06/04/21 - 06/06/21
F 5-9pm, S/S 9am-4pm - Su,Fr,Sa - 5:00 pm
9 / 10 Available Register  
Closes
06/01/2021

Lifeguard Instructor Course - La Crosse 2021

Dahl (La Crosse)
5/19/21 - 5/21/21
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AGE: 18+ YEARS OLD

This course is for candidates wishing to instruct American Red Cross lifeguard course. Course fee includes all necessary manuals.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
12/16/20 12/31/21 Online / Front Desk $ 285.00$ 285.00$ 300.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
05/19/21 - 05/21/21
pool & classroom - We,Th,Fr - 9:00 am
1 / 6 Available Register  

Lifeguard Re-certification - La Crosse 2021

Dahl (La Crosse)
3/28/21 - 3/28/21
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AGE: 16+ YEARS OLD

Recertification is needed every 2 years.  Current lifeguard certification may not be expired by more than 3 months.

Recertify necessary skills to qualify as a lifeguard. Must come prepared to take LG exam and review all Lifeguard skills including CPR and First Aid.

Attending full course is required.

 

Discount available for YMCA employees. Inquire at the Member Services Desk.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
12/28/20 12/31/35 Online / Front Desk $ 80.00$ 80.00$ 110.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
03/28/21
pool - Su - 9:00 am
- Waiting List  

Lifeguard Re-certification - Onalaska 2021

Houser (Onalaska)
5/1/21 - 5/1/21
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AGE: 16+ YEARS OLD

Recertification is needed every 2 years.  Current lifeguard certification may not be expired by more than 3 months.

Recertify necessary skills to qualify as a lifeguard. Must come prepared to take LG exam and review all Lifeguard skills including CPR and First Aid.

Attending full course is required.

 

Discount available for YMCA employees. Inquire at the Member Services Desk.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
12/15/20 12/31/21 Online / Front Desk $ 80.00$ 80.00$ 110.00

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
05/01/21
MPR - C - Sa - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
7 / 8 Available Register  
Closes
04/28/2021