Lifesaving skills learned here

December 24, 2018

 

Did you know? Drowning is the leading cause of preventable death in children ages 1-4 and second leading cause among youth ages 5-14. Save a life and money this winter. Take advantage of our group swim special or become first-aid/CPR certified this January."

Group swim lessons:  "Wintervention Special"  Save up to $81 when enrolling by January 6.
At the Y, we believe the ability to swim is a critical life skill. Certified instructors help youth and adults overcome fears, build confidence in the water, learn water safety and develop skills that last a lifetime. Classes are divided by ability and serve all ages 6 months through adult. Safe summer swimmers are made in the winter!  Enroll by January 6 to enjoy our "Wintervention Special" (in-house registration only) where new Y Swimmers or those who refer a friend can save up to $81!

First-aid/CPR certification:  Are you prepared to save the life of a loved one? 
Did you know? 2/3 of cardiac arrests occur in a public setting or home/residence. This course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants and meets OSHA/workplace requirements. This is a blended learning course including an online portion and an instructor-led classroom skill session. The online portion must be completed prior to attending the in-class portion and must be taken on a PC or tablet with a high speed Internet connection. Allow approximately 2 hours 30 minutes to complete the online portion. Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a digital certificate for Red Cross Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years. Space is very limited. Be rescue-ready by enrolling online today.

Group certification:  The Y offers this certification to your community organization or place of employment.   Come to us or we come to you.  Contact kderaedt@ymcachicago.org for group rates and scheduling.