YMCA CPR certification and first aid course

CPR and First Aid Training

At the YMCA, we know that every second counts in an emergency. We offer CPR and First Aid classes to our community so they can make the most of those precious seconds.

CPR and First Aid Training

CPR training intro

The YMCA offers a variety of CPR and First Aid trainings to prepare individuals for breathing, cardiac and first aid emergencies.

Looking for specific information? Use the links below to find what you're looking for.

Locations
  • Offered at the Oldham County Family YMCA
Schedule

Sessions are offered throughout the year. Please contact the Oldham County Family YMCA for detailed scheduling and upcoming sessions.

Starting Price

Starting at $67.

Age Range

13 and up

Instructor leading student in CPR training course

Safety First!

Safety is our top priority. We follow all CDC guidelines, along with those from state and local officials, to ensure we provide the healthiest environment possible.

At a Glance

In the CPR and First Aid classes, students are taught how to:

  • Perform CPR for infants, children and adults
  • Operate as one-person and two-person rescuers
  • Use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Use a barrier device during rescue breathing
  • Relieve a foreign body airway obstruction
  • Understand the Cardiac Chain of Survival

Program Levels

  • American Heart Association (AHA) CPR and First Aid

    The American Heart Association CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Heartsaver First Aid Certification is for those with little to no medical training. Both certifications are good for two years.

  • AHA Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid

    American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR/AED certification is more advanced training for healthcare professionals such as lifeguards, nurses, physicians, EMS professionals, healthcare program students and allied health Professionals.

  • American Safety Health Institute CPR and First Aid

    The American Safety Health Institute CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Basic First Aid Certifications are good for two years.

Ready to Register?

Use the button below to see upcoming sessions that are currently available for online registration. Please note, some sessions may only be open to YMCA staff.

If no sessions are available for registration, please contact the branch to learn when the next session is scheduled.

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ

Which class should I take?

Which class should I take?

The American Heart Association’s core Heartsaver classroom courses, for those with little or no medical training, include Heartsaver First Aid, Heartsaver CPR AED and Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED.

The Healthcare Provider CPR/AED course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills in a wide variety of in- and out-of-hospital settings. This audience includes lifeguards, nurses, physicians, EMS professionals, healthcare program students and allied health professionals.

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