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American Red Cross Training

Members & Non Members, Ages 11+

The JCC offers a variety of American Red Cross Training and classes.  Certification is obtained upon passing the necessary test put forth in the American Red Cross guidelines. Did you know we can bring Red Cross training to you? If you own or work for a local business interested in holding CPR classes, we’ll come to you. Call Sarah at (402) 334-6410 or email for inquiries.

Payment & Cancellation Policy
Full payment is due at the time of registration. An administrative fee of $50 will be retained for all cancellations and/or if participant is unable to complete the training. Course prerequisites are listed below. Registration for all ARC classes will close the Wednesday before the class begins.


New!  American Red Cross Premiere Summer Camps
These premiere level camps are open to Members and Non Members in 6th-8th grade. Camp participation is based on age. Camps will run this June and July. Don’t miss out. Click here for more information.


Lifeguard Certification

Member & Non Member
Ages 15+

Provides knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to aquatics, breathing, and cardiac emergencies, as well as injuries and sudden illness. Participants must complete prerequisites in order to continue course. Participants who complete this course will be certified in Lifeguarding, CPR/AED, and First Aid. Valid for two years.

Pre-course / Prerequisites

You must be 15 years old and pass the pre-course to participate.

Lifeguard Prerequisites
Designed to confirm that participants have the physical ability to successfully participate in the Lifeguard training. Swim, tread, swim. Swim 150 yards, tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs, swim 50 yards. All must be swum continuously using only Freestyle and Breaststroke. Goggles may be worn for this portion only. Complete a timed event (under 1:40) involving retrieval of a 10lb brick submerged in up to 12 ft of water and swimming it back 20 yards to the exit point and exiting the water without using a ladder. Goggles may NOT be worn for this portion.

March 28, April 4-6
Pre-Course: Thurs. Mar.28, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Thursday, Apr. 4, 4:00-9:00 p.m.
Friday, Apr. 5, 4:00-9:00 p.m.
Saturday, Apr. 6, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Member: $150 | Non: $200
code: 14-0328

April 4, 11-13
Pre-Course: Thursday, April 4, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Thursday, Apr. 11, 4:00-9:00 p.m.
Friday, Apr. 12, 4:00-9:00 p.m.
Saturday, Apr. 13, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Member: $150 | Non: $200
code: 14-0404

April 11, 18-20
Pre-Course: Thurs. April 11, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Thursday, Apr. 18, 4:00-9:00 p.m.
Friday, Apr. 19, 4:00-9:00 p.m.
Saturday, Apr. 20, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Member: $150 | Non: $200
code: 14-0411

April 25, May 2-4
Pre-Course: Thurs. April 25, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 2, 4:00-9:00 p.m.
Friday, May 3, 4:00-9:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 4, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Member: $150 | Non: $200
code: 14-0425

June 6, June 10-12
Pre-Course: Thurs, June 6, 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Monday, June 10, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 11, 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 12, 12:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Member: $150 | Non: $200
code: 14-0606

Babysitting Basics: Level I

Member & Non Member
Ages 11+   (Class minimum: 4)

Now offered at two levels!  Level 1 provides knowledge and skills needed to care for children and infants safely and responsibly. Participant will be emailed a certificate of completion once the training is completed. Level 1 will NOT teach or certify in First Aid or CPR

Saturday, May 18
8:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
Member: $64 | Non: $90
code: 14-0518

Babysitting Training: Level II

Infant/Child First Aid & CPR

Member & Non Member
Ages 11+   (Class minimum: 4)

Level 2 provides knowledge and skills needed to care for children and infants in case of an emergency. Participants will learn and obtain a Red Cross Pediatric First Aid/CPR certification, which will be emailed upon completion of the course. Certificate is valid for 2 years.

Sunday, April 14
8:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Member: $64 | Non: $90
code: 14-0414

Sunday, June 2
8:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Member: $64 | Non: $90
code: 14-0602

Adult & Pediatric CPR/AED

Members & Non Members

Ages: 15+ (Min 4)

Learn CPR/AED training that is designed for the way you live. This is a blended format class (online homework and in person class time for hands on skills). Learn the necessary life-saving skills needed in an emergency. Participants will be certified in Adult & Pediatric CPR/AED and will receive a certificate from the Red Cross once the participant passes. Registration closes ONE week prior to class.

Wednesday, March 27
6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Member: $65 | Non: $90
code: 14-0327

Tuesday, April 30
6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Member: $64 | Non: $90
code: 14-0430

Wednesday, May 29
6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Member: $64 | Non: $90
code: 14-0529

Lifeguard Re-Certification

Member & Non Member
Ages 15+

Open to those whose lifeguard certification is about to expire or is within the 30 day grace period after lifeguard certification has expired. Past 30 days, lifeguard course must be retaken.


More dates coming soon!



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