Certifications for Forging Better Leaders

The YMCA requires strong cause-driven leadership to effect lasting personal and social change.

This means leaders are strong in nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living, and fostering a sense of social responsibility. We must prepare the next generation of Y leaders by encouraging and rewarding a commitment to professional development and lifelong learning.

Certifications signify an individual’s knowledge and skill development in areas critical to the Y’s success.

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Types of Certifications

Because the safety of everyone engaging in the Y’s programs is our top priority, we offer certifications in CPR/AED, First Aid, and even lifeguarding, and water safety instructor.

All classes are taught by a certified instructor from either YMCA, Red Cross or American Safety Health Institute.

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