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.


Lifeguard Certification

Member & Non Member
Ages 15+

Learn the skills needed to be a professional lifeguard. 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.

December 7, 17-18
Pre-Course: Weds, Dec. 7, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 17, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 18, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Member: $150 | Non: $200 | code: 14-1207

Lay Rescuers CPR

Members & Non Members

Ages: 15+ (Min 4)

This is a blended format 1-1.5 hours (skills class). CPR training designed for the way you live, and learn. With options available on weekdays, plus online, in-person and blended Simulation Learning courses. You’ll gain the skills and confidence necessary to perform life-saving procedures when it’s needed most. 2 Year certification for anyone 15-99 years old. Registration closes 1 week prior to class

Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m

December 28
Member: $65 | Non: $90

Babysitting Basics

Member & Non Member
Ages 11+

Course teaches participants to provide safe and responsible childcare. Topics include:

  • Basic Childcare
  • Basic First Aid

This course will NOT provide official certification in CPR / AED / First Aid

More dates coming soon



Call Us

Member Services
(402) 334-6426

Stop By

333 South 132nd Street Omaha, NE 68154

Contact Us

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.