Staenberg Kooper Fellman Campus

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.


Babysitting Basics

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

Participants will gain the knowledge and skills needed to care for children and infants safely and responsibly. Participants will learn age-appropriate activities, basic childcare, like bottle feeding, child behavior, leadership, safety, starting a babysitting business, and more. Babysitting Basics will help participants provide quality care to children of all ages. A certificate of completion will be emailed to all participants the next day. Participants will not be certified in First Aid, CPR or AED.

Tuesday, Nov. 21
9:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
Member: $65 | Non: $80
code: 14-1121

Wednesday, Jan. 3
9:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
Member: $65 | Non: $80
code: 14-0103

Adult & Pediatric CPR/AED

Members & Non Members

Ages: 15+ (Min 4)

This course is a blended learning format that features a combination of online learning and an in-person, classroom skills training portion for 1-1.5 hours. By taking this course participants will gain the knowledge and confidence necessary to perform life-saving skills when it’s needed most. Participants who complete this course will receive a certificate for Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED. Certification is valid for 2 years. Registration closes ONE week prior to class.

Wednesday, Nov. 29
6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Member: $65 | Non: $90
code: 14-1129

Wednesday, Jan. 31
6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Member: $65 | Non: $90
code: 14-0131

Lifeguard Certification

Member & Non Member
Ages 15+

This course is a blended learning format that features a combination of online learning and an in-person, classroom skills training portion. Topics include:

  • Rescue & Water Surveillance
  • First Aid,CPR/AED
  • Teamwork

You must pass the pre-course, held one week prior to certification classes, in order to participate.

Pre-course / Prerequisites

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

To pass the pre-course individuals must:

  • Swim 300 yards continuously
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs
  • Complete timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds: starting in the water swimming 20yds, surface dive to a depth of 7-10 ft, retrieve 10lb object, return to surface, swim 20yds on back to return to starting point, exit water without steps or ladder.


This is a blended learning format class.

December 27, 28-29
Wednesday, Dec. 27th, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 28th, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 29th, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Member: $150 | Non: $200
code: 14-0405



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Member Services
(402) 334-6426

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333 South 132nd Street Omaha, NE 68154

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Aquatics Department
(402) 334-6473

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The Jewish Community Center has been a big part of Omaha for more than eight decades! We opened our doors in 1925 and still, today continue to serve everyone in the community with our state-of-the-art facilities, outstanding programs, and dedicated staff. We’ve been here in the past, we’re here today and we’ll be here tomorrow.