The Greater Carbondale YMCA is offering the following programs this month. To regiester for any program or for more information, call the Y at 570-282-2210.
The next session of progressive swim lessons begins in January. Saturday morning lessons are eight weeks and start Jan. 4 for infants, toddlers and youth. The eight-week session on Monday evenings begins Jan. 20 for youth and the Wednesday evening session for youth starts Jan. 8.
Kickball at the YMCA
Children ages 3-6 are invited to play kickball at the YMCA. This four-week program begins Saturday, Jan. 4. A session for ages 3 and 4 is at 10:30 a.m. and ages 5 and 6 at 11:30 a.m. Each session lasts 45 minutes. The kids will learn the basics of kicking, catching and base running.
The YMCA will hold a week-long lifeguard certification course starting on Monday, Jan. 6 from 5-9 p.m. The course includes lifeguarding, first aid, CPR for the professional rescuer and the AED machine. Participants must pass a pretest to continue taking the course.
The YMCA will hold a basic CPR Course on Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 9 a.m. or 5 p.m. The certification includes basic life support for infants, children and adults and the AED machine. Additional certification courses are held the first Tuesday of each month.