CPR course covers adult, child and infant CPR and how and when to use an AED. You will learn the basic techniques for CPR and use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). You will also learn First Aid for choking. The course meets child care licensing requirements and California Teaching Credential requirements.

First Aid course covers injury assessment, bleeding control, fractures, strains, sprains, burns, care for shock and other medical illnesses.

Participants will receive a two-year certification. These courses are American Health and Safety Institute Approved program. The course meets OSHA approved standards. An electronic course work manual is provided.

Please note, this is not a healthcare provider course.

*Classes will be modified according to Redcross guidelines to accommodate Social Distancing.  

Class Information


How to Register

Upcoming Dates:
  • All sessions cancelled, check back in January of 2021 for schedule

*Classes are held every Second Thursday and Saturday of the month

  • Thursdays from 6:00pm-7:30pm
  • Saturday from 10:00am-11:30am

* 3 hours of online work must be completed before the start of class

This class is located at the Sacramento Central YMCA 2021 W street


In-person, registration can be completed at Sacramento Central YMCA or call the front desk at 916.452.9622

Online Registration


Community CPR and First Aid

  • Y-Member $90
  • Non-Member $100

The Y strives to provide you with the best experience possible. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any question, suggestions, or concerns.

Refund Policy

All Cpr/First aid and Lifeguarding participants will be eligible for a partial refund (all but $15 processing fee) if the class canceled a week before the start of class (Start date indicated on receipt). There are NO REFUNDS if canceled the day before or the day class starts. The only exception is a refund for special situations including an injury, illness or a family related emergency where you are unable to complete the class. A refund for the class of the will be issued if the YMCA has to cancel due to low enrollment.