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YMCA Courses

The YMCA’s real strength is a partnership between committed volunteers, dedicated staff and involved communities. The quality and competence of YMCA values-driven leaders in Associations is central. Skilled leadership is needed to engage individuals and families in health promoting behaviours and to work with internal and external networks to develop stronger kids, families and communities.

Become a Lifeguard: Advanced Aquatic Courses (Ches Penney Family YMCA) Become a Lifeguard: Advanced Aquatic Courses (Marystown YMCA) Become a Fitness Instructor Become an Aquatic Fitness Instructor


Become a Fitness Instructor

YMCA Canada Pathway to Certification


Aquatic Fitness Instructor CourseBecome an Aquatic Fitness Instructor

The Aquatic Fitness Instructor course certifies people to deliver YMCA aquatic classes such as Shallow and Deep Water Fitness, Stretch and Strength Fitness and Aqua Jogging.

This hands on course includes skill demonstrations and practice teaching, online self directed assignments and apprenticeship time. Come prepared for an active learning experience both in and out of the pool setting.

Ches Penney Family YMCA (St. John's)
Date Time Fee
Feb 11 & 25, 2018
Mar 11 & 25, 2018
Sun
8:00am - 4:00pm
Member: $150
Non-Member: $200
Staff & Volunteers: $50*

Pre-requisites: 16 yrs or older at the time of certification; CPR A at the time of certification; 50 hours of participation in aquatic fitness classes.

All prices listed above are subject to HST
* Must be an active volunteer for 3 months prior to course date.


Marystown YMCA
Date Time Fee
Oct 7 & 21, 2017
Nov 18, 2017
Dec 2, 2017
Sat
8:00am - 4:00pm
Member: $150
Non-Member: $200
Staff & Volunteers: $50*

Pre-requisites: 16 yrs or older at the time of certification; CPR A at the time of certification; 50 hours of participation in aquatic fitness classes.

All prices listed above are subject to HST
* Must be an active volunteer for 3 months prior to course date.

 

Become a Fitness Instructor
Yoga Instructor Course

The Yoga Instructor course certifies individuals to deliver YMCA yoga classes to people of all ages and abilities. This course is designed be an immersive experience, where teaching, apprenticeship and personal practice are part of the learning process.

Ches Penney Family YMCA (St. John's)
Date Time Fee
Apr 8 & 22, 2018
May 13 & 27, 2018
Jun 10 & 24, 2018
Sun
8:00am - 4:00pm
Member: $200
Non-Member: $300
Staff & Volunteers: $100*

Pre-requisites: 16 yrs or older at the time of certification; CPR A at the time of certification; 50 hours of participation in Yoga classes.

All prices listed above are subject to HST
* Must be an active volunteer for 3 months prior to course date.


Marystown YMCA
Date Time Fee
Jun 30, 2018
Jul 14 & 28, 2018
Aug 11 & 25, 2018
Sept 8, 2018
Sat
8:00am - 4:00pm
Member: $200
Non-Member: $300
Staff & Volunteers: $100*

Pre-requisites: 16 yrs or older at the time of certification; CPR A at the time of certification; 50 hours of participation in Yoga classes.

All prices listed above are subject to HST
* Must be an active volunteer for 3 months prior to course date.




Advanced Aquatics - Become a Lifeguard!

Become a Lifeguard: Advanced Aquatic Courses (Ches Penney Family YMCA)
St. John's - Ches Penney Family YMCA

The following are advanced aquatics courses available at the Ches Penney Family YMCA in St. John's:



Bronze Medallion
Date Time Members Non-Members
Option 2:
Jan 14, 21, 28, 2018
Sun
8:30am - 3:30pm
$155
$175
Option 3:
Apr 15, 22, 29, 2018
Sun
8:30am - 3:30pm
$155
$175

Prerequisite: Minimum 13 years of age or certified in Bronze Star
All prices listed above include manuals and are subject to HST

Bronze Cross
Date Time Members Non-Members
Option 1:
Nov 12, 19, 26, 2017
Sun
8:30am - 3:30pm
$155
$175
Option 2:
Feb 11, 18, 25, 2018
Sun
8:30am - 3:30pm
$155
$175
Option 3:
May 13, 20, 27, 2018
Sun
8:30am - 3:30pm
$155
$175

Prerequisite: Current Bronze Medallion
All prices listed above include manuals and are subject to HST

Standard First Aid
Date Time Members Non-Members
Option 2:
Feb 3-4, 2018
Sat & Sun
10:00am - 5:00pm
$100
$120
Option 3:
May 5-6, 2018
Sat & Sun
10:00am - 5:00pm
$100
$120

Note: All prices listed above include manuals and are subject to HST

Standard First Aid Re-Certification
Date Time Members Non-Members
Option 2:
Feb 12, 2018
Mon
3:30pm - 9:30pm
$55
$75
Option 3:
Jun 4, 2018
Mon
3:30pm - 9:30pm
$55
$75

Note: Proof of previous Standard First Aid Certification required
All prices listed above include manuals and are subject to HST



Become a Lifeguard: Advanced Aquatic Courses (Marystown YMCA)Marystown YMCA

The following are advanced aquatics courses available at the Marystown YMCA:




Bronze Medallion
Date Time Members Non-Members
Oct 13-15, 2017
(Fri - Sun)
Fri (5:00pm - 9:00pm)
Sat & Sun (9:00am - 5:00pm)
$155
$175

Prerequisite: Minimum 13 years of age or certified in Bronze Star
All prices listed above include manuals and are subject to HST

Bronze Cross
Date Time Members Non-Members
Dec 1-3, 2017
(Fri - Sun)
Fri (5:00pm - 9:00pm)
Sat & Sun (9:00am - 5:00pm)
$155
$175

Prerequisite: Current Bronze Medallion
All prices listed above include manuals and are subject to HST

Standard First Aid
Date Time Members Non-Members
Oct 27-29, 2017
(Fri - Sun)
Fri (4:00pm - 9:00pm)
Sat & Sun (1:00pm - 6:00pm)
$100
$120

Note: All prices listed above include manuals and are subject to HST

Standard First Aid Re-Certification
Date Time Members Non-Members
Nov 25, 2017 (Sat) 12:30pm - 6:30pm $55
$75

Note: Proof of previous Standard First Aid Certification required
All prices listed above include manuals and are subject to HST



How to Register

Ches Penney Family YMCA - St. John's
Membership Sales and Service
Phone: (709) 726-YMCA (9622)
Email: membership@ymcanl.com

Marystown YMCA
Membership Sales and Service
Phone: (709) 279-YMCA (9622)
Email: marystownymca@ymcanl.com

 
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