YMCA TO HOLD AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFE GUARDING CERTFICATION CLASS
Ellington- the Indian Valley Family YMCA facility in Ellington will be a Life Guarding Certification Class, which will start in January 2013.
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 life guarding skills, how to perform CPR on an adult, child and infant, how to use an AED, and necessary first-aid skills.
This six week class, to be held in the Y’s Aquatics Cener in Ellington, runs January 7-February 13. For more detailed information or to register, contact the Y at 860-871-0008 or www.indianvalleyfamily.org
Upon successful completion of the course the participant will be certified in:
- YMCA or American Red Cross Life guarding
- American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer American Red Cross
- Basic First Aid and Oxygen Administration
Cost: Y facility members: $295.00, Program members: $335 Some financial assistance available for those who qualify.
The Indian Valley Family YMCA is one of 12 branches of The YMCA of Greater Hartford. The Indian Valley Family YMCA serves children, adults and families in the towns of East Windsor, Ellington, Enfield, Rockville, Somers, South Windsor, Tolland, Willington, and Vernon with a full membership facility in Ellington, a childcare center in Vernon and a childcare center in Rockville.
The YMCA of Greater Hartford is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) charitable organization, which served more than 95,000 people in 33 towns of the Capital Region in 2011. For more information about the Indian Valley Family YMCA and applying for financial assistance, please contact Lisa Reinhardt at 860-871-0008. To find out more about your local YMCA or to make a tax deductible gift to the Strong Kids Annual Campaign please visit our website at www.ghymca.org.