Lifeguard Classes:

Our Y hosts American Red Cross Lifeguard, Starguard and CPR-Pro classes at the Venice YMCA. 

Date TBA.  There is online work and book work that will need to be completed before the class starts. Cost is $250 (Half of the fee will be refunded when/if the participant is hired by the Sky Family YMCA (Venice or Englewood) and are employed for 90 days.)  Participants must be 16 years of age or older and a reasonably strong swimmer. 


CPR Classes:

CPR/First Aid classes are offered to the public the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 5 pm. Classes include training for adult, child and infant CPR and AED (First Aid is not included.)  You Must Call to register: Best Chance CPR at 941-255-0675 (Please specify what class you are taking). *Make checks payable to Best Chance CPR


  • CPR (ONLY) YMCA member rate: $40/Non-member Rate: $50

  • CPR & First Aid YMCA Member Rate: $55/Nonmember Rate: $65

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