Y Certifications

We remain committed to the safety and health of our community. Several locations are now offering lessons.

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Lifeguard Certification Course

Our YMCA works with Keokuk YMCA to coordinate and host classes here in Quincy, IL.

Interested candidates can reach out to our Aquatics Director, Isaac Alva Get in Touch for more information on future classes and pre requisite requirements.

CPR/Certification Course for Staff

The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatics emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries, and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over.

Upon completion of this course participants will receive American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED valid for 2 years.