Community Safety Classes

Do you know what to do in the event of an emergency? Taking a community safety class at Sacramento Area YMCA will teach you the skills necessary to recognize and respond to an emergency. With the gained knowledge and confidence in your skills, you may be able to help save a life.

CPR & FIRST AID

CPR course covers adult, child and infant CPR and how and when to use an AED. You will learn the basic techniques for CPR and use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). You will also learn First Aid for choking. Course meets child care licensing requirements and California Teaching Credential requirements.

First Aid course covers injury assessment, bleeding control, fractures, strains, sprains, burns, care for shock and other medical illnesses.

Participants will receive a two-year certification. These courses are American Health and Safety Institute Approved program. Course meets OSHA approved standards. An electronic course work manual is provided.

Please note, this is not a healthcare provider course.

Classes are offered 2nd Saturday of every month.

COURSE DATES
  • September 13, October 11, November 8 and December 13
COURSE TIMES
  • CPR: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • First Aid: 2:00 - 5:00 PM

FEES:

  • CPR & First Aid:
    $85 Y-Members
    $95 Non-Members
  • CPR Only:
    $55 Y-Members
    $65 Non-Members
  • First Aid Only:
    $45 Y-Members
    $55 Non-Members

HOW TO REGISTER

You may register the following ways: 

IN -PERSON:

In-person registration can be completed at Sacramento YMCA during normal business hours.

ONLINE:

Online registration is available for most programs for YMCA Members or Non-Members in our YMCA system.

For additional information, call or visit the Sacramento YMCA Branch


LIFEGUARD COURSES

Being a top quality lifeguard come from rigorous training, commitment, vigilance and quality supervision. A lifeguard who is experienced, prepared and confident is an asset to the community. That's why Y-USA developed it's new Lifeguard Program.

The Lifeguard Program is a scenario-based training developed using input from YMCA's and other aquatic professionals to ensure that lifeguards are the best in the business. Become one of the best in the business by attending the certification course at the Sacramento YMCA.

For more information, click here


PRIVATE GROUP COURSES

Instructors are also available for private group course. Courses that are available for private group lessons are listed below:

  • Emergency Medical Response (Title 22)
  • Emergency Oxygen Administration
  • CPR for the Professional Rescuer (CPR-PRO)
  • Wilderness First Aid


QUESTIONS?

Patrick Maridon, Aquatics Director
YMCA of Superior California, Sacramento
pmaridon@ymcasuperiorcal.org
916.452.9622