RED CROSS

RED CROSS

RED CROSS

A CLASS FOR EVERY SAFETY NEED

The Upper Valley Aquatic Center offers a full spectrum of American Red Cross courses for individuals and organizations who need group training. We have seasonal training for all of your safety needs. CPR/AED/FIRST AID, Lifeguard Certification, Re-certification. Our resident Red Cross Director can even come to your camp, school, business, or center to certify your staff.

A minimum of four participants are required to run any listed program. Notification of a class cancellation will be given no less than 24 hours in advance of a class with insufficient numbers.

Registration REQUIRED one week in advance of class date for all blended learning classes.

Ways to register

  1. By phone: 802-296-2850 x 0
  2. In person at the Welcome Desk: Bring Registration form to the UVAC Welcome Desk, or mail it to us using the address below with payment to secure your spot.
  3. By mail:
    Upper Valley Aquatic Center
    Attention: Nate McCann
    PO Box 1198
    White River Junction, VT 05001

Need more info?
802-296-2850 ex 109
Contact Nate nmccann@uvacswim.org

CURRENTLY OFFERED COURSES

CPR/AED/ FIRST AID CERTIFICATION/ RE-CERTIFICATION ADULT AND PEDIATRIC

This course is designed for regular people who want to learn how to save lives in an emergency. This course is also made for those looking to be re-certified to have the latest protocols on how to save a life. Prerequisite: Complete the 2.5 hour online course that is sent out one week prior to the start of the course (online materials can be sent out earlier than one week upon request).
Fee is $110 – Pick one day
**This is a blended learning class and requires access to a computer to enroll**

  • Sunday, October 18 @ ​1pm-4pm Instructor: Nate McCann
  • Sunday, November 8 @ ​1pm-4pm Instructor: Nate McCann
  • Sunday, November 15 @ ​1pm-4pm Instructor: Nate McCann
  • Sunday, December 6 @ 1pm-4pm Instructor: Nate McCann

BLOG: 8 Reasons to Become a Lifeguard

LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION

Learn essential lifeguard skills including CPR/AED/First Aid, with the most up-to-date protocols and be ready for a job as a Lifeguard. Prerequisites: Complete the 7-hour online course that is sent out one week prior to the start of the course (online materials can be sent out earlier than one week upon request), ability to swim 300 yards, tread water with no hands for 2 minutes, and complete a timed drill diving for a weighted brick. Must be 15+. Classroom portion of training will be held over a three day period.  Fee is $340 – Pick one three-day session
**This is a blended learning class and requires access to a computer to enroll**

  • October 22-25 Thursday and Friday 4-7:30pm, Saturday and Sunday 8am-3pm Instructor: Nate McCann
  • December 19-21 ​Saturday-Monday 8am-4pm ​Instructor: Nate McCann
  • January 4-6Monday-Wednesday 9am-5pm ​Instructor: Nate McCann

New! REMOTE WILDERNESS FIRST AID

This course provides participants with a foundation of first aid skills to provide care in emergency situations and environments that do not have immediate emergency medical services response. Prerequisites: Must be 14 by the last day of the course. Fee is $200 – Pick one session

  • TBA

 

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

This course is designed to train professionals to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies for adult, child, and infant victims.
Prerequisites: Complete the 3-hour online course that is sent out one week prior to the start of the course (online materials can be sent out earlier than one week upon request).
Fee is $65 – Pick one day
**This is a blended learning class and requires access to a computer to enroll**

  • TBA

LIFEGUARD RE-CERTIFICATION

Refresh your lifeguard skills with the most up-to-date protocols. Prerequisites: ability to swim 300 yards, tread water with no hands for 2 minutes, and complete a timed drill diving for a weighted brick.
Fee is $195 – Pick one two-day session

  • October 17-18Saturday and Sunday 8am-4pm Instructor: Nate McCann
  • November 14-15 Saturday and Sunday 8am-4pm Instructor: Nate McCann
  • December 28-29Monday and Tuesday 9am-5pm Instructor: Nate McCann
  • January 2-3 ​Saturday and Sunday 8am-4pm Instructor: Nate McCann

BABYSITTING CERTIFICATION

This course is designed for adolescents who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly provide care for children and infants. Prerequisites: None, but it should be noted that the course is designed for 11-16 year olds.  Fee: $80 – Pick one session

      • November​ ​21-22Saturday and
      • Sunday ​@ 8:30am-12pm ​Instructor: Nate McCann
      • December 5-6 Saturday and Sunday @ 8:30am-12pm Instructor: Nate McCann

REFUND POLICY

A non-refundable payment reserves your spot in the course with the following exceptions:

  1. If UVAC or the Red Cross cancels the program (including for weather) we will issue a FULL refund
  2. If the enrolled student does not pass the swim test, they will be given a six-month grace period to take another course, but no money will be refunded
  3. If the student cancels with LESS THAN A TWO WEEK notice, only a 50% refund will be issued or the student may choose a full credit for the next class
  4. If the enrolled student does not pass the course upon completion of all sessions they will be given a six-month grace period to take another course, but no money will be refunded