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IN THE HIGH SCHOOL GYM
6:00 PM- 8:00 PM
GYM ATTENDANT: LIZZIE GRACE
MUST BE 16+
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
DIRECTOR OF FAMILY & YOUTH SERVICES
IN THE HIGH SCHOOL GYM
UPDATE AS OF MAY 25TH, 2023:
Kids Open Gym is canceled for May and June as do not have a gym attendant available to oversee the sessions.
PAINT NIGHTS ARE BACK!
Free Monthly Paint Nights Events!
Events open for the Community. All ages. Kids 9 and under need an adult present
Painting Nights are the perfect way to relax and unwind while reaping the creative benefits of painting. Our workshops provide a laid-back and calming atmosphere, so you can focus on exploring your inner artist. All materials are provided, so come and join us for a night of painting and relaxation!
6:00 PM- 8:00 PM
YCHC WELLNESS ROOM
We regret to inform you that the community pool will be closed until further notice. We understand that the pool is an important part of your wellness routine, and we apologize for any inconvenience this closure may cause.
We are currently working to resolve some maintenance and safety issues to ensure that the pool is in top condition for our community members to enjoy. Unfortunately, we cannot provide a date for the pool's reopening at this time, but we will keep you updated as we make progress.
Thank you for your understanding, and we look forward to welcoming you back to the pool as soon as possible.
6:00 AM- 7:30 AM
GYM AT NIGHT
MONDAY | WEDNESDAY | FRIDAY
8:00 PM- 10:00 PM
The primary purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. This program offers a choice of Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/ AED courses to meet the various training needs of a diverse audience.
Be at least 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of the course.
Complete a 7 Hour online portion: This course will be a blended learning class that will require completing an online portion prior to the first scheduled day of in-person training. The online content is approximately 7-hours of self-paced work.
Swim 300 yards, continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both, but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.
Tread water for 2 minutes, using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds:
Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. Swim goggles are not allowed.
Surface dive, feet-first or headfirst, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to breath.
Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.
CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS- CANDIDATES MUST:
Attend the entire course including 7 hour online portion and participate in all class sessions.
Actively participate in all course activities, including assuming various roles during scenarios. , Demonstrate competency in all required skills.
Pass the final skills scenarios.
Successfully pass final written exams with a minimum grade of 80%. If a participant fails to reach the minimum 80% If a participant fails to reach the minimum 80% on the final written exam, a retest is allowed using the other version of the exam, provided that the participant has passed the practical assessment.
Blended Learning only: complete all eLearning modules.
Yakutat Community Health Center
Director of Family And Youth Services
(907) 784 3275 Ext. 193
(760) 532 4310
Wellness Program Assistant
(907) 784 3275 Ext. 206