Aquatics: Lifeguard Certification
2017 Lifeguard & Recertification Classes:
YWCA of High Point is an Authorized Provider of the following
American Red Cross Certified Courses
Professional Responder Level
Lifeguarding* (15+ years old)
lifeguards working at traditional pools. The course teaches
professionalism, patron and facility surveillance, victim
recognition, equipment-based rescues, and caring for head, neck
and back injuries.
for the Professional
Rescuer teaches students to respond to
breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and
infants, use an AED on an adult or child victim of cardiac
arrest and use personal protective equipment to stop bloodborne
pathogens and other diseases from spreading.
Oxygen gives participants the knowledge and
skills necessary to provide care to a victim of a breathing
emergency using breathing devices, including resuscitation
masks, bag-valve-mask resuscitators (BVMs) and emergency oxygen.
Transmission a two-hour training module for employers
and employees who, while on the job, may be exposed to blood or
other body fluids that could cause infection. Employers may
offer this program as part of their compliance with OSHA
regulations. Available in English and Spanish.
From CPR, first
aid and automated external defibrillator (AED) training to
injury prevention courses, bloodborne pathogens training and
community disaster education, you can team up with the most
trusted name in health and safety training for nearly a century
- the American Red Cross and the YWCA. The YWCA offers Red Cross
courses that are complete, flexible programs that help you, your
family and your community stay prepared for virtually any
life-threatening situation. Build the program that works for you
using our modular curriculum.
First Aid/CPR/AED for Schools and the Community
One of our most popular courses, it is great for community
needs. This course combines lectures, demonstrations and video
with hands-on training and practice. Participants in this course
learn to recognize and respond to emergencies including shock,
cardiac and breathing emergencies for adults, children and
infants, heat and cold emergencies, sudden illnesses and
poisonings. Additionally, participants will learn first aid for
everything from cuts and scrapes to muscle, bone and joint
CPR - Adult
For the person who only needs adult CPR
training, this hands-on skills training prepares them to respond
to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults. Adult CPR/AED is
available in a 4-1/2 hour course with AED training included.
CPR - Child and
Infant (4-1/4 hours)
Designed for those who
care for children, either full time or occasionally, this course
teaches participants how to recognize and care for breathing and
cardiac emergencies in infants and children age 12 and younger.
CPR - Infant is available separately as a 3-3/4 hour course that
applies to infants up to 12 months; CPR - Child (3-3/4 hours) is
available separately and applies to children between the ages of
1 and 12.
AED - Adult
teaches individuals currently certified in CPR - Adult and CPR -
Child how to safely use an AED to provide care for victims of
sudden cardiac arrest.