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.

Babysitter's Training Course - La Crosse 2020

Dahl (La Crosse)
7/14/20 - 7/16/20
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AGE: 11+ YEARS OLD

This course will provide individuals with the information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children in the absence of parents or adult guardians. This training will help participants develop skills in leadership and professionalism, basic care, safety & safe play, and first aid.

Attending the full course is required.


Registration Information  

Open Close Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
12/16/19 12/31/20 Online / Front Desk $ 65.00$ 65.00$ 75.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
7/14/20 7/16/20 Multi purpose room A - Tu,Th - 4:00 pm 8 / 10 Available Register  

Babysitter's Training Course - Onalaska 2020

Houser (Onalaska)
6/9/20 - 6/11/20
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AGE: 11+ YEARS OLD

This course will provide individuals with the information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children in the absence of parents or adult guardians. This training will help participants develop skills in leadership and professionalism, basic care, safety & safe play, and first aid.

Attending the full course is required.


Registration Information  

Open Close Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
12/16/19 12/31/20 Online / Front Desk $ 65.00$ 65.00$ 75.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
6/9/20 6/11/20 Tu,Th - 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm 10 / 10 Available Register  
Closes
06/06/2020

CPR/AED & First Aid Full Course- La Crosse 2020

Dahl (La Crosse)
7/8/20 - 7/8/20
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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 Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
12/16/19 12/31/20 Online / Front Desk $ 75.00$ 75.00$ 90.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
7/8/20 7/8/20 multi-purpose room A - We - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm 10 / 10 Available Register  

CPR/AED & First Aid Full Course- Onalaska 2020

Houser (Onalaska)
6/24/20 - 8/1/20
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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 Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
12/16/19 12/31/20 Online / Front Desk $ 75.00$ 75.00$ 90.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
6/24/20 6/24/20 We - 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm 10 / 10 Available Register  
Closes
06/21/2020
8/1/20 8/1/20 Sa - 9:00 am - 3:00 pm 10 / 10 Available Register  
Closes
07/29/2020

CPR/AED & First Aid Re-Certification - La Crosse 2020

Dahl (La Crosse)
7/22/20 - 7/22/20
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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 Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
12/16/19 12/31/20 Online / Front Desk $ 55.00$ 55.00$ 70.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
7/22/20 7/22/20 Multi purpose room A - We - 4:00 pm 10 / 10 Available Register  

CPR/AED & First Aid Re-Certification - Onalaska 2020

Houser (Onalaska)
6/17/20 - 8/2/20
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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 Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
12/16/19 12/31/20 Online / Front Desk $ 55.00$ 55.00$ 70.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
6/17/20 6/17/20 We - 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm 10 / 10 Available Register  
Closes
06/14/2020
8/2/20 8/2/20 Su - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm 10 / 10 Available Register  
Closes
07/30/2020

Lifeguard Certification - La Crosse 2020

Dahl (La Crosse)
8/27/20 - 8/30/20
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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 Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
12/16/19 12/31/20 Online / Front Desk $ 215.00$ 215.00$ 250.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
8/27/20 8/30/20 pool & classroom - Su,Th,Fr,Sa - 9:00 am 10 / 10 Available Register  

Lifeguard Certification - Onalaska 2020

Houser (Onalaska)
6/12/20 - 6/14/20
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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 Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
12/16/19 12/31/20 Online / Front Desk $ 215.00$ 215.00$ 250.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
6/12/20 6/14/20 Su,Fr,Sa - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 4 / 10 Available Register  
Closes
06/09/2020

Lifeguard Re-certification - Onalaska 2020

Houser (Onalaska)
7/10/20 - 7/10/20
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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 Family MemberYouth MemberNon Member
12/16/19 12/31/20 Online / Front Desk $ 75.00$ 75.00$ 95.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
7/10/20 7/10/20 Fr - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm 10 / 10 Available Register  
Closes
07/07/2020