YMCA of Greater Waukesha County - Changing Lives for the Better
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YMCA Locations

Mukwonago YMCA

245 E. Wolf Run
Mukwonago, WI 53149

Waukesha YMCA

320 E. Broadway
Waukesha, WI 53186

Southwest YMCA

11311 W. Howard Avenue
Greenfield, WI 53228

West Suburban YMCA

2420 N. 124th Street
Wauwatosa, WI 53226

Tri County YMCA

N84 W17501 Menomonee Avenue
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

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Mukwonago YMCA

Mukwonago YMCA

245 E. Wolf Run
Mukwonago, WI  53149

262-363-7950

 

Hours (April 18 - October 23, 2017)

Monday-Thursday  5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday      5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday  6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Waukesha YMCA

Waukesha YMCA

320 E. Broadway
Waukesha, WI  53186

 262-542-2557

 

Hours (April 18 - October 23, 2017)

Monday-Thursday  5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday      5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday  6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Southwest YMCA

Southwest YMCA

11311 W. Howard Avenue
Greenfield, WI  53228

414-546-9622

 

Hours (April 18 - October 23, 2017)

Monday-Thursday  5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday      5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday  6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

West Suburban YMCA

West Suburban YMCA

2420 N. 124th Street
Wauwatosa, WI  53226

 414-302-9622

 

Hours (April 18 - October 23, 2017)

Monday-Thursday  5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday      5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday  6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tri County YMCA

Tri County YMCA

N84 W17501 Menomonee Avenue
Menomonee Falls, WI  53052

 262-255-9622

 

Hours (April 18 - October 23, 2017)

Monday-Thursday  5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday      5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday  6:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Camp Double Eagle

W365 S8661 Highway 67
Eagle, WI 53119

Carroll University

210 N. Grand Avenue
Waukesha, WI 53186

Y Children's Academy

100 E. Broadway
Waukesha, WI 53186

Join the Y

Join the Y

A YMCA membership gives you more than just a place to work out, it gives you a community! Schedule a tour at one of our locations and meet our staff.

The many Y Member benefits

  • FREE Y-Connect Orientation Program
  • FREE Y Fit Start
  • FREE Equipment Orientation
  • FREE Group Exercise Classes
  • FREE Water Exercise Classes
  • FREE Guest Passes
    (5 per calendar year)
  • Reduced Program Registration Fees

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Child Care & Camps

Your Child at the Y

The Y has programs for children of all ages. From infant and toddler care at our Y Academy, to Preschool and 4K programs, to Before & After School care for elementary and middle school aged children, the Y can help your busy family find programs and care that's right for you.

Child on Slide

Summer Day Camps

For your child's best summer ever,
enroll them in camp at the YMCA!

Find Your Schedule

Fitness Class

Looking for your favorite class? Want to print a schedule for when the lap pool is available? For your convienence, group exercise, pool, and gym schedules are available here!

Support the Y

Support the Y

A YMCA membership gives you more than just a place to work out, it gives you a community! Schedule a tour at one of our locations and meet our staff.

Workplace Wellness at the Y

Workplace Wellness

Physically fit employees make your company more fiscally fit. Learn more about partnering with the Y. It's good for employees, it's good for your company, it's good for your community.

WHY PARTNER WITH THE Y?

  • Access to a statewide program
  • Expertise of a wide variety of staff
  • Great membership benefits
  • Free annual program
  • Partner with a community minded organization

Safety Certifications & Lifeguard Classes

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Safety Certifications & Lifeguard Classes
YMCA of Greater Waukesha County

Taught by certified instructors, gain the knowledge, skills, and certifications to take action and save lives.
We have a wide selection of Safety Certification classes and Lifeguarding courses. Find a program at a location near you.


YMCA Trainings & Recertifications

For any YMCA Certification: To register for these classes, please call the YMCA and ask to speak with the Aquatics Director. They will call you and direct you on how to register online. Payment is taken first day of the class at the Business Desk.

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  YMCA Lifeguard Training Course (Ages 16 & up)

Must be able to pass a swim skills pre-test.

Provides entry-level participants the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and illness until EMS personnel take over. Students must attend every day of the course and pass swimming, rescue and written tests. Includes certifications in YMCA Lifeguard, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, Basic First Aid, and Emergency Oxygen. Certification is not guaranteed. Prerequisite water test: 500 meter swim demonstrating proficiency with front crawl, breast stroke, side stroke and elementary backstroke, 2 minutes of treading water and complete several surface dives. 

  YMCA Lifeguard Training Recertification Course (Ages 16 & up)

Must be able to pass a swim skills pre-test.

Participants must be currently certified in YMCA Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer or CPR/AED for Lifeguards and Emergency Oxygen Administration. Participants must bring their current certification card to class along with their participant manual. 

  YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor Course (YSL) (Ages 16 & up)

Must be able to pass a swim skills pre-test.

An introductory course for people interested in teaching parent/child, preschool, youth and adult swimming lessons. PREREQUISITES: currently certified in CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Emergency Oxygen, and Basic First Aid. Candidates must also be able to demonstrate proficiency for five out of the following six strokes: front crawl, back crawl, breast stroke, side stroke, elementary backstroke, and butterfly. Participants should come prepared for both classroom and pool work.

  YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor (YSL) Recertification Course (Ages 16 & up)

Must be able to pass a swim skills pre-test.

Recertification focuses on more in-depth knowledge of YMCA Swim Lessons and stroke mechanics. Sharing and problem solving between instructors is an integral part of this recertification course. Participants must have a current certification in YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor along with current safety certifications in CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Emergency Oxygen, and Basic First Aid. Participants should come prepared for both classroom and pool work.


 

American Red Cross Trainings & Recertifications

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  Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard Training (Ages 15 & up)
Must be able to pass a swim skills pre-test.
 
Provides entry-level participants the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and illness until EMS personnel take over. Includes Waterfront, First Aid and CPR/AED for Lifeguards certifications. Participants must attend all class hours and pass written and swimming tests. Certification is not guaranteed. Water test: 550 yard swim, tread water for 2 minutes, 15 yard underwater swim, and 9 foot retrieval of 10 pound object the first day of class. No refund or YMCA online credit after registered. Must bring a photo ID to the first class.   
  Red Cross Lifeguard Recertification

Must be able to pass a swim skills pre-test.

Recertify your Red Cross lifeguarding certification. You must attend all class hours and pass written and swimming tests. Recertification is not guaranteed. Water test: 300-yard swim, tread water for 2 minutes, and retrieve a 10-pound object 9 feet deep the first day of class. No refund or YMCA online credit after registered. 

  Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED

The purpose of the American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program is to help participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing, and first aid emergencies. This course teaches skills that participants need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. Available for corporate groups.

  Red Cross First Aid & CPR/AED For Professional Rescuers

The purpose of the American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers course is to teach those with a duty to act (professional rescuers and health care providers) the knowledge and skills needed to respond appropriately to breathing and cardiac emergencies. This includes the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) to care for a victim experiencing cardiac arrest.


 

 

Contact Us

Our aquatics team is available to answer questions about our Safety Certifications & Lifeguard Classes.

Mukwonago YMCA
Jenna Stine
Aquatics Director
jstine@gwcymca.org
 
Southwest YMCA
Austin Egloff
Aquatics Director
aegloff@gwcymca.org
 
Tri County YMCA
Jeanette Prince-Hestetune
Aquatics Director
jph@gwcymca.org
 
Waukesha YMCA
Jana Krautkramer
Aquatics Director
jkrautkramer@gwcymca.org
West Suburban YMCA
Chris Russo
Aquatics Director
crusso@gwcymca.org
 

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