Don Wheaton Family YMCA - Certifications

2017 Certifications

Mar 25 - Mar 30
9am–6pm
NL/AEC/O2 Original

171891
16+yrs

The NL program develops basic lifeguarding skills, principles, and the decision-making process to help lifeguards evaluate and adapt to different aquatic facilities and emergencies. It is a minimum requirement to lifeguard in Alberta. Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC) is a course that develops the participant’s first aid skills with a focus on aquatic-related injuries. This course is equivale...

Member: $381
Non-Member: $463

Prerequisites: Bronze Cross and 16 years old

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Mar 27 - Mar 31
Mon–Fri 9am–5pm
YMCA Swim Instructor

171904
16+yrs

Lifesaving instructors are trained to teach and evaluate the three Canadian Swim Patrol Program awards, as well as the Bronze Star, Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross, Lifesaving Fitness, Distinction awards and CPR-C/AED. Instructor Candidates are trained in aspects of learning as well as various approaches required to teach water rescue, first aid and related aquatic skills in the Canadian Lifesaving...

Member: $182
Non-Member: $260

Prerequisites: Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid or AEC and 16 years old

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Apr 02 - Apr 02
9am–5pm
Standard First Aid/CPR-C/AED Recertification

171585
13+yrs

This is a recertification course for Standard First Aid, CPR-C and AED. Participants must bring their current Standard First Aid Certificate to this course. Prerequisites: Must hold a current SFA certification.

Member: $98
Non-Member: $126

 Participants must bring their current Standard First Aid Certificate to this course. 

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Apr 02 - Apr 02
9am–1pm
CPR-C/AED Certification

171604
13+yrs

CPR-C covers all aspects of CPR skills and theory for adults, children and infants including two-rescuer CPR skills. CPR-C includes the importance of early defibrillation and how to use an AED. CPR-C certification is included in Standard First Aid. Prerequisites: 13 years of age or older.

Member: $57
Non-Member: $72

Prerequisites: 13 years of age or older.

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Apr 23 - Apr 23
9am–6pm
NL/AEC/O2 Recertification

171798
16+yrs

This is a recertification course for National Lifeguard (NL–Pool), Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC), CPR-C, AED and Oxygen (O2). This course may not be separated into parts - participants must attend the entire recertification. Prerequisites: Must have previously held these awards.

Member: $88
Non-Member: $103

Prerequisites: Must have previously held these awards. 

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Apr 29 - Apr 30
9am–6pm
National Lifeguard Instructor Clinic

171892
16+yrs

The National Lifeguard (NL) Instructor/ Examiner clinic prepares candidates to teach and evaluate NL courses. Candidates learn specific strategies designed to train lifeguards in advanced rescue techniques, public relations issues, and first aid, as well as how to present material that will prepare lifeguards for any major aspect of supervising the public in an aquatic setting. Candidates are requ...

Member: $182
Non-Member: $265

Prerequisites: Application, current NL option, and current Lifesaving Instructor/ Examiner

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May 06 - May 27
Saturdays 1–4pm
Bronze Star Original

171587
12+yrs

The Bronze Star course is a pre-Bronze Medallion training standard and excellent preparation for success in Bronze Medallion. In Bronze Star, participants develop problem-solving and decision-making skills as individuals and in groups. They learn CPR and develop Water Smart® confidence and the lifesaving skills needed to be their own personal lifesaver. Includes CPR Level A. Prerequisite: ...

Member: $72
Non-Member: $93

Prerequisite: Recommended 12 years and Star 4

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May 13 - May 14
9am–5pm
Standard First Aid/CPR-C/AED

171917
13+yrs

Standard First Aid provides comprehensive training covering all aspects of first aid and CPR. This course is for those who want an in-depth understanding of first aid such as: medical/legal considerations, spinal injuries, heat or cold injuries, bone and joint injuries, abdominal and chest injuries, burns and medical emergencies. Includes CPR-C and AED certification. Prerequisites: 13 years of age...

Member: $149
Non-Member: $196

Prerequisites: 13 years of age or older.

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May 19 - May 19
5–9pm
Bronze Cross Recertification

171870
13+yrs

This is a recertification course for Lifesavers who currently hold or have held a Bronze Cross award. This is the prerequisite for all advanced-training programs including the National Lifeguard and instructor certifications. This re-certification Includes CPR Level C. Prerequisites: Bronze Cross.

Member: $31
Non-Member: $36

Prerequisites: Bronze Cross

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May 21 - Jun 11
Sundays 9am–2pm
Bronze Medallion Original

171906
13+yrs

The Bronze Medallion course teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water rescue education: judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. Rescuers learn tows, carries, and defense-and-release methods in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk involving conscious and unconscious victims of various types. Lifesavers develop stroke efficiency a...

Member: $129
Non-Member: $165

Prerequisite: Bronze Star or 13 years old

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Jun 25 - Jun 25
9am–5pm
Standard First Aid/CPR-C/AED Recertification

171757
13+yrs

This is a recertification course for Standard First Aid, CPR-C and AED. Participants must bring their current Standard First Aid Certificate to this course. Prerequisites: Must hold a current SFA certification.

Member: $98
Non-Member: $126

 Participants must bring their current Standard First Aid Certificate to this course. 

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Jun 25 - Jun 25
9am–1pm
CPR-C/AED Certification

171759
13+yrs

CPR-C covers all aspects of CPR skills and theory for adults, children and infants including two-rescuer CPR skills. CPR-C includes the importance of early defibrillation and how to use an AED. CPR-C certification is included in Standard First Aid. Prerequisites: 13 years of age or older.

Member: $57
Non-Member: $72

Prerequisites: 13 years of age or older

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Jul 09 - Jul 09
9am–6pm
NL/AEC/O2 Recertification

171808
16+yrs

This is a recertification course for National Lifeguard (NL–Pool), Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC), CPR-C, AED and Oxygen (O2). This course may not be separated into parts - participants must attend the entire recertification. Prerequisites: Must have previously held these awards.

Member: $88
Non-Member: $103

Prerequisites: Must have previously held these awards

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Jul 10 - Jul 13
Mon–Thu 9am–2pm
Bronze Cross Original

171900
13+yrs

Bronze Cross is designed for lifesavers who want the challenge of more advanced training including an introduction to safe supervision in aquatic facilities. This course is the prerequisite for all advanced training programs including the National Lifeguard and instructor certifications. Includes CPR Level C. Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion

Member: $103
Non-Member: $124

Prerequisites: Bronze Medallion

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Jul 16 - Jul 16
9am–5pm
Standard First Aid/CPR-C/AED Recertification

171768
13+yrs

This is a recertification course for Standard First Aid, CPR-C and AED. Participants must bring their current Standard First Aid Certificate to this course. Prerequisites: Must hold a current SFA certification.

Member: $98
Non-Member: $126

 Participants must bring their current Standard First Aid Certificate to this course. 

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Jul 16 - Jul 16
9am–1pm
CPR-C/AED Certification

171763
13+yrs

CPR-C covers all aspects of CPR skills and theory for adults, children and infants including two-rescuer CPR skills. CPR-C includes the importance of early defibrillation and how to use an AED. CPR-C certification is included in Standard First Aid. Prerequisites: 13 years of age or older.

Member: $57
Non-Member: $72

Prerequisites: 13 years of age or older

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Jul 17 - Jul 26
Mon–Wed 9am–6pm
NL/AEC/O2 Original

171894
16+yrs

The NL program develops basic lifeguarding skills, principles, and the decision-making process to help lifeguards evaluate and adapt to different aquatic facilities and emergencies. It is a minimum requirement to lifeguard in Alberta. Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC) is a course that develops the participant’s first aid skills with a focus on aquatic-related injuries. This course is equivale...

Member: $381
Non-Member: $463

Prerequisites: Bronze Cross and 16 years old

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Aug 10 - Aug 25
Thu & Fri 9am–5pm
YMCA Swim Instructor

171907
16+yrs

Lifesaving instructors are trained to teach and evaluate the three Canadian Swim Patrol Program awards, as well as the Bronze Star, Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross, Lifesaving Fitness, Distinction awards and CPR-C/AED. Instructor Candidates are trained in aspects of learning as well as various approaches required to teach water rescue, first aid and related aquatic skills in the Canadian Lifesaving...

Member: $182
Non-Member: $260

Prerequisites: Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid or AEC and 16 years old

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Aug 13 - Aug 13
9am–6pm
NL/AEC/O2 Recertification

171810
16+yrs

This is a recertification course for National Lifeguard (NL–Pool), Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC), CPR-C, AED and Oxygen (O2). This course may not be separated into parts - participants must attend the entire recertification. Prerequisites: Must have previously held these awards.

Member: $88
Non-Member: $103

Prerequisites: Must have previously held these awards

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Aug 14 - Aug 17
Mon–Thu 9am–2pm
Bronze Medallion Original

171913
13+yrs

The Bronze Medallion course teaches an understanding of the lifesaving principles embodied in the four components of water rescue education: judgment, knowledge, skill and fitness. Rescuers learn tows, carries, and defense-and-release methods in preparation for challenging rescues of increased risk involving conscious and unconscious victims of various types. Lifesavers develop stroke efficiency a...

Member: $129
Non-Member: $165

Prerequisite: Bronze Star or 13 years old

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Bill Rees YMCA ---
Aug 14 - Aug 23
Mon–Wed 9am–6pm
NL/AEC/O2 Original

171895
16+yrs

The NL program develops basic lifeguarding skills, principles, and the decision-making process to help lifeguards evaluate and adapt to different aquatic facilities and emergencies. It is a minimum requirement to lifeguard in Alberta. Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC) is a course that develops the participant’s first aid skills with a focus on aquatic-related injuries. This course is equivale...

Member: $381
Non-Member: $463

Prerequisites: Bronze Cross and 16 years old

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Aug 20 - Aug 20
9am–5pm
Standard First Aid/CPR-C/AED Recertification

171788
13+yrs

This is a recertification course for Standard First Aid, CPR-C and AED. Participants must bring their current Standard First Aid Certificate to this course. Prerequisites: Must hold a current SFA certification.

Member: $98
Non-Member: $126

 Participants must bring their current Standard First Aid Certificate to this course. 

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Aug 20 - Aug 20
9am–1pm
CPR-C/AED Certification

171773
13+yrs

CPR-C covers all aspects of CPR skills and theory for adults, children and infants including two-rescuer CPR skills. CPR-C includes the importance of early defibrillation and how to use an AED. CPR-C certification is included in Standard First Aid. Prerequisites: 13 years of age or older.

Member: $57
Non-Member: $72

Prerequisites: 13 years of age or older

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Sep 10 - Sep 10
9am–5pm
Standard First Aid/CPR-C/AED Recertification

171878
13+yrs

This is a recertification course for Standard First Aid, CPR-C and AED. Participants must bring their current Standard First Aid Certificate to this course. Prerequisites: Must hold a current SFA certification.

Member: $98
Non-Member: $126

 Participants must bring their current Standard First Aid Certificate to this course. 

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Sep 10 - Sep 10
9am–1pm
CPR-C/AED Certification

171839
13+yrs

CPR-C covers all aspects of CPR skills and theory for adults, children and infants including two-rescuer CPR skills. CPR-C includes the importance of early defibrillation and how to use an AED. CPR-C certification is included in Standard First Aid. Prerequisites: 13 years of age or older.

Member: $57
Non-Member: $72

Prerequisites: 13 years of age or older

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Sep 10 - Oct 01
Sundays 9am–12pm
Bronze Star Original

171814
12+yrs

The Bronze Star course is a pre-Bronze Medallion training standard and excellent preparation for success in Bronze Medallion. In Bronze Star, participants develop problem-solving and decision-making skills as individuals and in groups. They learn CPR and develop Water Smart® confidence and the lifesaving skills needed to be their own personal lifesaver. Includes CPR Level A. Prerequisite: ...

Member: $72
Non-Member: $93

Prerequisite: Recommended 12 years and Star 4

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Sep 17 - Sep 17
9am–6pm
NL/AEC/O2 Recertification

171812
16+yrs

This is a recertification course for National Lifeguard (NL–Pool), Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC), CPR-C, AED and Oxygen (O2). This course may not be separated into parts - participants must attend the entire recertification. Prerequisites: Must have previously held these awards.

Member: $88
Non-Member: $103

Prerequisites: Must have previously held these awards

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Sep 23 - Sep 24
9am–5pm
Standard First Aid/CPR-C/AED

171920
13+yrs

Standard First Aid provides comprehensive training covering all aspects of first aid and CPR. This course is for those who want an in-depth understanding of first aid such as: medical/legal considerations, spinal injuries, heat or cold injuries, bone and joint injuries, abdominal and chest injuries, burns and medical emergencies. Includes CPR-C and AED certification. Prerequisites: 13 years of age...

Member: $149
Non-Member: $196

Prerequisites: 13 years of age or older.

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Oct 14 - Oct 22
Saturdays & Sundays 9am–5pm
Lifesaving Instructor Course

171903
16+yrs

Lifesaving instructors are trained to teach and evaluate the three Canadian Swim Patrol Program awards, as well as the Bronze Star, Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross, Lifesaving Fitness and Distinction awards. Instructor Candidates are trained in aspects of learning as well as various approaches required to teach water rescue, first aid and related aquatic skills in the Canadian Lifesaving Program. T...

Member: $160
Non-Member: $206

Prerequisites: 16yrs and current Bronze Cross or higher.

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Nov 19 - Nov 19
9am–6pm
NL/AEC/O2 Recertification

171818
16+yrs

This is a recertification course for National Lifeguard (NL–Pool), Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC), CPR-C, AED and Oxygen (O2). This course may not be separated into parts - participants must attend the entire recertification. Prerequisites: Must have previously held these awards.

Member: $88
Non-Member: $103

Prerequisites: Must have previously held these awards

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Dec 02 - Dec 03
9am–6pm
National Lifeguard Instructor Clinic

171893
16+yrs

The National Lifeguard (NL) Instructor/ Examiner clinic prepares candidates to teach and evaluate NL courses. Candidates learn specific strategies designed to train lifeguards in advanced rescue techniques, public relations issues, and first aid, as well as how to present material that will prepare lifeguards for any major aspect of supervising the public in an aquatic setting. Candidates are requ...

Member: $182
Non-Member: $265

Prerequisites: Application, current NL option, and current Lifesaving Instructor/ Examiner

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Dec 17 - Dec 17
9am–6pm
NL/AEC/O2 Recertification

171831
16+yrs

This is a recertification course for National Lifeguard (NL–Pool), Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC), CPR-C, AED and Oxygen (O2). This course may not be separated into parts - participants must attend the entire recertification. Prerequisites: Must have previously held these awards.

Member: $88
Non-Member: $103

Prerequisites: Must have previously held these awards

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Dec 27 - Jan 05
Wed–Fri 9am–6pm
NL/AEC/O2 Original

171896
16+yrs

The NL program develops basic lifeguarding skills, principles, and the decision-making process to help lifeguards evaluate and adapt to different aquatic facilities and emergencies. It is a minimum requirement to lifeguard in Alberta. Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC) is a course that develops the participant’s first aid skills with a focus on aquatic-related injuries. This course is equivale...

Member: $381
Non-Member: $463

Prerequisites: Bronze Cross and 16 years old

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Fitness Instructor Courses

Jan 14 - Apr 22
Saturdays 12–6pm
Fitness Instructor Course (FIC)

171015


Would you like to help others with their health and wellness success? Become a YMCA Fitness Leader and share your love and passion for fitness, health and wellness. These fitness courses include all the technical fitness requirements you need to be a Certified Fitness Leader within that stream. Each course includes in-classroom fitness theory, fundamentals, applied learning, peer teaching plus pos...

Member: $490
Non-Member: $680

Yoga Instructor.

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Apr 08 - Jun 03
Saturdays 12:30–5:30pm
Fitness Instructor Course (FIC)

171012


Would you like to help others with their health and wellness success? Become a YMCA Fitness Leader and share your love and passion for fitness, health and wellness. These fitness courses include all the technical fitness requirements you need to be a Certified Fitness Leader within that stream. Each course includes in-classroom fitness theory, fundamentals, applied learning, peer teaching plus pos...

Member: $290
Non-Member: $375

Group Strength Instructor.

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Apr 22 - Jun 03
Saturdays 12:30–5:30pm
Fitness Instructor Course (FIC)

171016


Would you like to help others with their health and wellness success? Become a YMCA Fitness Leader and share your love and passion for fitness, health and wellness. These fitness courses include all the technical fitness requirements you need to be a Certified Fitness Leader within that stream. Each course includes in-classroom fitness theory, fundamentals, applied learning, peer teaching plus pos...

Member: $290
Non-Member: $375

Group Cyclefit Instructor.

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Apr 23 - Jun 11
Sundays 12:30–5:30pm
Fitness Instructor Course (FIC)

171008


Would you like to help others with their health and wellness success? Become a YMCA Fitness Leader and share your love and passion for fitness, health and wellness. These fitness courses include all the technical fitness requirements you need to be a Certified Fitness Leader within that stream. Each course includes in-classroom fitness theory, fundamentals, applied learning, peer teaching plus pos...

Member: $290
Non-Member: $375

Group Aquafit Instructor.

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Oct 15 - Dec 03
Sundays 8:30am–5:30pm
Fitness Instructor Course (FIC)

171011


Would you like to help others with their health and wellness success? Become a YMCA Fitness Leader and share your love and passion for fitness, health and wellness. These fitness courses include all the technical fitness requirements you need to be a Certified Fitness Leader within that stream. Each course includes in-classroom fitness theory, fundamentals, applied learning, peer teaching plus pos...

Member: $365
Non-Member: $475

Personal Trainer IC2.

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Oct 21 - Dec 02
Saturdays 12:30–5:30pm
Fitness Instructor Course (FIC)

171013


Would you like to help others with their health and wellness success? Become a YMCA Fitness Leader and share your love and passion for fitness, health and wellness. These fitness courses include all the technical fitness requirements you need to be a Certified Fitness Leader within that stream. Each course includes in-classroom fitness theory, fundamentals, applied learning, peer teaching plus pos...

Member: $290
Non-Member: $375

Group Cardio/Choreography Instructor.

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