The Family YMCA

1450 Iris St. Los Alamos, NM 87544

Red Cross Courses

Red Cross Courses

American Red Cross Babysitting Course (Ages 11-17)

A course designed by the American Red Cross to prepare youth with the training every parent wants in a babysitter: safety, basic child care, safe play, first aid and critical emergency skills, and professional leadership and care-giving skills. Each session is divided into two four and one-half hour classes and are held at the Y Express. Participants must complete both days of the session they register for to receive certification. Financial aid available.
Instructor: Patricia Moore

Days & Times:

  • March 9 & 10
  • March 9, 4:00 - 8:30pm and March 10, 10:00 - 2:30pm
  • May 11 & 12.
  • May 11, 4:00 - 8:30pm and May 12, 10:00 - 2:30pm
  • June 8 & 9.
  • June 8, 4:00 - 8:30pm and June 9, 10 - 2:30pm

YMCA Members: $110, Program Members: $110 (Prices set by Red Cross)
On-line registration available.

American Red Cross First AID/CPR/AED Certification (Ages 11 & up)

NOTE: CPR/1st Aid and AED certifications are now good for 2 years. Be prepared to respond to emergency situations, learn the basics of wound care, bleeding control, bandaging, recognizing the signs of a heart attack, how to provide care for an infant, child or adult who stops breathing, is choking, or whose heart stops beating, and more. All instructors have been trained and certified by the American Red Cross.

2018 Dates:

  • Feb 3rd
  • March 3rd
  • May 5th
  • June 2nd
  • August 4th
  • October 13th
  • December 1st

Time: 8:30am - 3:30pm @ Y Express
YMCA Members: $85, Program Members: $125
On-line registration available