Activity: Certification & Training

Babysitting Workshop

Child Care | Youth | Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

This course prepares a person with knowledge and skills recognized by safety and health officials as necessary and appropriate for babysitters. Learn how to change diapers, handle kid situations, and the safety do’s and don’ts. We’ll teach you how to market yourself and find jobs too! Hurry, this class is always a sell out. For… Read More

CPO Certification

Pool Operator | Adults | Teens | Certification & Training | Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Learn Pool and Spa Operation Techniques and Skills. In May 2015, YMCAs nationwide partnered with the CPO® certification training program to bring the community and YMCA Members a comprehensive, widely-accepted courses that is designed to provide individuals with the basic knowledge, techniques, and skills of pool and spa operations. The Certified Pool/Spa Operator® certification program… Read More

Counselors In Training

Counselor In Training | Teens | Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Learn to Lead, Learn to Care! This is a 2-week program that serves as an introduction to learning, working with and teaching children, and learning the roles and duties of a camp staff member. Skills that CIT’s will learn are: songs and games, leadership, behavior management, teaching camp activities, and the incorporation of YMCA camp… Read More

YMCA Lifeguard Training

Lifeguard

Have you ever considered becoming a lifeguard? If so, there’s never been a better time to take one of the many life guarding certification classes offered at the YMCA. That’s because becoming a lifeguard can not only open the door to new job opportunities, but it provides essential safety education that’s focused on preventing accidents… Read More

CPR/AED PRO

First Aid Certification | Teens | Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation also known as CPR is a lifesaving technique useful in many emergences, including heart attack or near drowning, which someone’s breathing or heartbeat has stopped. This class is designed to teach the proper techniques used in CPR to adults, teens, and youth. Participates will receive training in CPR, the use of an automated… Read More

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

Certification & Training | Teens | Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Prevent, Recognize and Respond! This course provides entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatics emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. View Schedule   For registration or more information, please contact your local… Read More

Junior Lifeguard Training

Certification And Training | Youth | Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Prevent, Recognize, Respond! This course provides entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatics emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. For registration or more information, please contact your local branch.… Read More

CPR/AED

CPR/AED | Adults | Teens | Certification & Training | Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation also known as CPR is a lifesaving technique useful in many emergences, including heart attack or near drowning, which someone’s breathing or heartbeat has stopped. This class is designed to teach the proper techniques used in CPR to adults, teens, and youth. Participates will receive training in CPR, the use of an automated… Read More

First Aid Administration

First Aid | Adults | Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

Train in First Aid Emergency Skills. Our First Aid Administration training program provides workplace and community training in first aid emergency skills. This course is designed to help participates develop the necessary skills and knowledge to properly respond to a medical emergency. Participates will become familiar with a variety of settings including soft tissue injuries,… Read More

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training

Certification Training | Adults | Programs & Activities | Valley of the Sun YMCA

This course provides entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatics emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over.… Read More