Education & Training

“Education is not the filling of a bucket but the lighting of a fire” – William Butler Yeats

Learning is a never-ending journey; one that can take you wherever you want to go. By building literacy, life and social skills, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge that can lead to better grades and job opportunities, and for all of us, a better future for our community.

YMCA Employment Services, Community Initiatives, and Health, Fitness & Aquatics offer workshops, tutorials and training designed and proven to help clients with job search and career decision making, financial planning, youth awareness and health and safety. Read descriptions below and click the red button below each course to learn more, find upcoming dates and times, or register now.


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Standard First Aid/CPR-C/AED or Health Care Provider (HCP)

YMCA Health, Fitness & Aquatics Facility or On-site at Your Location

2-Day Full Course Certification or 1-Day Re-certification available at our Health, Fitness & Aquatics facility or we can come to you.

Young girl being bullied at school
Youth Awareness

Banish Bullying ​

This dynamic and necessary program is designed to be preventative and proactive, so that children can avoid being bullied, and if they are bullied, know how to stop it. In an interactive, non-threatening manner, children learn how to become ‘Bully-Proofed’.

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Youth Awareness

Home Alone​

Home Alone workshop helps your child become ready to be at home alone and prepared for any emergency. Participants learn about how to make safe, smart choices when home alone, how to handle emergencies and what responsibilities come with being home alone.

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Youth Awareness


Discuss what social distancing is, why it is so important, what 6 feet actually looks like and why you can’t hangout with your friends right now.

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Youth Awareness

Cyber-Bullying Prevention​

Learn how to keep yourself safe online and the lifelong ramifications of online bullying, sexting and cyber-crime. Your social media can affect employment, education and housing opportunities.

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Resumes & Cover Letters

Cover Letter Basics​

This course seeks to be short and to the point – like a good cover letter! We will discuss some basics as to when, how and why to write and include a cover letter with your resume and go over some essential things to remember.

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