Become certified for unexpected emergencies and lifesaving situations. In case of an emergency your will be more than prepared to confront and help, and encourage a safe environment.

The YMCA of Greater Williamson County supports and encourages safe and effective programming by making available a wide variety of YMCA and national certifications and training opportunities for professionals working to help people live healthier lives. Whether your interest is personal or professional, the YMCA has a safety course to meet your needs!

With so many life-threatening emergencies happening in or around the home, it’s more important than ever to be prepared just in case you’re confronted with a home emergency. Being prepared can avert tragedy and minimize the possibility of injury or even death. The YMCA offers an array of courses designed to help you become prepared for life-threatening emergencies. Be a part of creating a healthier, better prepared community by signing up for one of our emergency preparedness classes.

Swim Instructor

Earn your certification to teach American Red Cross swimming and water safety, and gain the skills needed to teach courses and make presentations to swimmers of every age and ability. Through our Aquatic Instructor Training program, you can help recreational swimmers meet their goals, refine their skills and stay safe in, on, and around water.

CPR & First Aid Certification

Knowing how to administer CPR in an emergency can be the difference in saving a life. Learn this valuable skill at the YMCA. The courses in this program teach skills that participants need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.

Lifeguard Certification

The purpose of the American Red Cross Blended Learning 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.