YMCA of Greater Louisville

Southwest Family YMCA

2800 Fordhaven Road, Louisville, KY 40214 502 933 9622
  • Monday — Thursday 5 AM - 8 PM
  • Friday 5 AM - 7 PM
  • Saturday 7 AM - 5 PM
  • Sunday 10 AM - 5 PM


This class is designed to provide the skills necessary to effectively assess and maintain life during the critical moments immediately following an emergency. Areas covered include sudden illness, body wounds, burns and heat-and-cold-related emergencies.

Students are taught how to:

  • Perform CPR for infants, children and adults
  • One-person and two-person rescuers
  • how and when to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Use of a barrier device during rescue breathing
  • How to relieve a foreign body airway obstruction
  • Cardiac Chain of Survival



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.


Rates are per CPR-only or First Aid-only session.

Facility Members: $45
Program Members: $55


For more information, please contact the Southwest Family YMCA at 502.933.9622.

Our Mission: To put Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.