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Berkshire South offers convenient online registration for all programs. Click the registration button to be redirected to the secure online registration form. You will need the 8 digit alpha-numeric code listed with each program. If you have any questions or concerns, please call our Front Desk at 413-528-2810 ext. 10 for assistance.

First Aid and CPR/AED
Learn valuable skills that could save a life. Our informative hands-on courses include training in First Aid and CPR/AED for adult, child and infant. These American Red Cross certifications are valid for 2 years.
Members $73* Guests $83*

Saturday, May 20
9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 172CM02A

Saturday July 1
9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. 172CM02B
*Price includes materials & certification fee

American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Training Online/Blended Learning
Ages 15+. Complete coursework online prior to the start of class, and then participate in group discussions and skills practice. For each class, please pack a lunch, swimsuit and towel. Students must participate in all course sessions to earn certification in Lifeguard Training, Waterfront, CPR/AED and First Aid. To schedule an alternate pre-course swim, please contact the Center.
Members $199* Guests $249*

May 23, 24 & 26 (Pre-course swim 5/17 5-5:30 p.m.)
9 a.m.-5 p.m.  172CM01A

Jun 13, 14 & 15  (Pre-course swim 6/7 5-5:30 p.m.)
9 a.m.-5 p.m. 172CM01B

Jun 27, 28 & 30  (Pre-course swim 6/21 5-5:30 p.m.)
9 a.m.-5 p.m.   172CM01C
*Plus $35 paid to the Red Cross for access to the online portion of the class

Waterfront Lifeguard Review Course
This course includes a two-year renewal certification in Lifeguard Training, Waterfront, CPR/AED and First Aid. Please provide a copy of your current lifeguard certification in order to be eligible to renew. Participants are expected to supply their own lifeguard training book, which is available as a free download, or available for purchase.
Members $136* Guests $151*

May 13 & 14
9 a.m.-5 p.m.  172CM01D

Jun 10 & 11
9 a.m.-5 p.m.  172CM01E

Jun 24 & 25
9 a.m.-5 p.m.  172CM01F
*Price includes materials & certification fee

Water Safety Instructor Training
Ages 16+. Take this intensive four-day course to become a Red Cross certified Water Safety Instructor. Learn the skills you need to teach a safe, fun and progressive swim lesson with people of all ages and abilities. Instructor candidates must be strong swimmers comfortable in all swim strokes, attend all class sessions and complete practice teaching assignments. Please pack lunch, swimsuit and towel for all class sessions. Instructor candidates are required to complete online components prior to the course. Registration deadline: June 12.
Members $232* Guests $282*
June 20-23
10 a.m.-4 p.m.  172CM04A
*Plus $35 paid to the Red Cross for access to the online portion of the class

American Red Cross Babysitters’ Training
June 24
Ages 11-15. Do you want to learn more about caring for children and infants so you can set up your own babysitting business? Then this is the class for you! You’ll also learn about leadership skills, age appropriate activities for children, how to handle behavior challenges, decision making, writing resumes, interviewing for jobs, diaper changing, meal times and bed times. Please pack a lunch.

Babysitters’ Training Class
8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.   172TN81A
Members $70 Guests $80
*Price include materials and certification fee

OR

Babysitters’ Training plus First Aid & Infant & Child CPR
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.  172TN81B
Members $104 Guests $124
*Price includes materials and certification fee

The First Aid and CPR portion is an optional addition to the Babysitter’s training and not a standalone class. Please register for only one of the two options.

Lifeguard  Instructor Course
June 2-4
Ages 17+. Are you interested in teaching American Red Cross lifeguard training courses? This is the certification you need! Participants must have current lifeguard certification and must complete online components prior to the course. Registration deadline: May 22.
Members $254* Guests $279
 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.  172CM03A
*Plus $35 paid to the Red Cross for access to the online portion of the class

 

 

Certify your group with us!
Set up a CPR/AED or First Aid course for your group of 5 to 10 at your facility or ours at a time that’s convenient for you. All of our certification courses are available at special group rates. For more information, please call 413.528.2810 ext. 20 or email lharner@berkshiresouth.org.