CLOSURE UPDATE: Per mandate from Governor Polis, and because it is the right thing to do, our facilities are closed. Check here for COVID-19 updates. We are running emergency childcare only for families who have no other choice.

AMERICAN RED CROSS CLASSES

Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED (Ages 13+)

This course is to train you to act in an emergency situation and to recognize and care for life-threatening respiratory and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants. All materials can be found at redcross.org. Certifications last two years. Students must be able to sit through a four-hour class and take two tests.

Mapleton Y

Saturdays, 10:00am-2:00pm

  • March 7
  • April 4
  • May 2
  • June 13
  • July 18
  • Aug 8

Member: $95
Non-member: $105

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Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED/Review (Ages 13+)

This course is for those with current CPR and First Aid certifications or certifications that will expire within 30 days. This course will allow you to renew your current certification. Materials to be used during the course will be given out at the beginning of class. Course materials for this class are available at redcross.org. Certifications now last two years. 

Mapleton Y

Tuesdays, 6:30-9:45pm

  • March 10
  • April 7
  • May 5
  • June 9
  • July 14
  • Aug 11

Member: $65
Non-member: $75

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Lifeguarding (Ages 15+)

This course provides entry-level participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS arrive and take over. Must bring swim suit, towel and course materials as well as attend every class to pass course. Successful completion of the course will result in certifications in Lifeguarding, CPR/AED and First Aid. Certifications last two years. Prerequisites: 300-yard swim, retrieve a 10-pound brick from 9 feet of water and tread water for two minutes with no hands.

Mapleton Y

Fridays, 6:00-9:45pm
Saturdays & Sundays, 
8:00am-5:00pm

  • Feb 7-9
  • March 13-15
  • April 10-12
  • May 8-10
  • May 22-24
  • June 19-21
  • July 10-12
  • Aug 14-16

Member: $250
Non-member: $275

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Lifeguarding Review (Ages 15+)

The Lifeguard recertification option is for currently certified Lifeguards to review skills including water rescue, CPR for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid. 

Mapleton Y

Saturdays, 8:00am-5:00pm

  • Feb 22
  • March 28
  • April 25
  • May 2
  • June 13
  • July 18
  • Aug 8

Member: $100
Non-member: $125

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Looking for Lifesavers

Lifeguarding is more than just fun in the sun; it is an important leadership role. By being a Lifeguard or swim instructor, you’re taking a stand to be a lifesaver, to protect others and to serve the community. Must be 16+ to apply

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Babysitting Certification

Be the best babysitter on the block! Boost your babysitting business and impress parents by earning an American Red Cross Babysitting Certification. In this course, you’ll gain the confidence to make smart decisions and stay safe in any babysitting situation. We cover the basics such as feeding, diapering, discipline and safety as well as how to be a professional, reliable sitter. Take-aways include the official Babysitter’s Training Handbook to use in class and on the job, emergency reference guide and training CD so you can practice at home. Participants should bring a lunch, pen and water bottle. For ages 11-15.

Learn how to:

  • Supervise children and infants.
  • Perform basic child-care skills 
  • Choose safe, age-appropriate games and toys.
  • Handle bedtime and discipline issues.
  • Identify safety hazards and prevent injuries.
  • Care for common injuries.
  • Communicate effectively with parents.
  • Find and interview for babysitting jobs.
  • Learn to respond to emergencies.

Saturdays, 9:30am-4:00pm

Classes at the Arapahoe Y

  • March 21 - CANCELED
  • April 25
  • May 23
  • June 27
  • July 25
  • Aug 22

Classes at the Longmont Y

  • March 7
  • June 20
  • Aug 15

Classes at the Mapleton Y

  • April 11
  • May 9
  • June 6
  • July 11
  • Aug 1

Member: $80
Non-member: $100

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Red Cross Babysitter’s Boot Camp

Babysitter’s Boot Camp returns this summer! This two-day boot camp includes Babysitting Certification as well as CPR and First Aid certifications.

Arapahoe Y

Fri-Sat, 9:30am-4:00pm

  • June 12-13
  • July 10-11
  • Aug 7-8

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Aquatics Department

303-443-4474 ext. 5500
Email the Aquatics Department