Certification Classes


Certification Classes offered at the YWCA:

Lifeguard Certification Classes:

To participate, individuals must be at least 15 years old by the last day of class, a good swimmer, and in relatively good condition. All participants MUST attend all scheduled class times to receive certification. All sessions require some online coursework to be done between the time of the pre-test and the in class instruction. Fees are $200 per person. All classes take place at Talkington YWCA at Sun 'n Fun.

Pre-Test: May 2 @ 10:00-11:00am

In-Class Portion: May 8th 5:00 to 9:00pm, May 9th 8:00am to 6:00pm, and May 10th 8:00am-6:00pm

Additional Information:
  • Fee: $200. Includes facility fee, breathing mask, whistle & classroom materials
  • You must bring a swim suit, towel and goggles to class every day
  • A one-piece suit is highly recommended
  • If desired you may bring a snack. It is recommended that you pack a meal on days exceeding 4 hours
  • All participants must attend all sessions of the class and be on time
  • Failure to attend the entire class will result in a failing grade and no refund
  • All cell phones must be turned off or set to silent during class

To register call us at 806-771-0184.

CPR Classes:

The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED course incorporates the latest science and teaches students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies such as burns, cuts, scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck, back injuries, heat and cold emergencies and how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies to help victims of any age - adults (about 12 years and older) and pediatric (infants and children up to 12 years of age).Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years.

Dates for upcoming CPR classes: (All class times are 6 to 8 PM)

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Additional Information:

Cost for the class is $60. This is a blended course and some online work will need to be done before in class portion. Participants need to register at least three days prior to the beginning of a class. To ensure they have time to complete online portion. All online coursework will be sent once registration is complete via email.

To register call us at 806-771-0184.