Youth Courses

Posted on Monday, November 26th, 2012
Junior Lifeguarding

A program for youth that provides a foundation of aquatic and leadership knowledge, attitudes and skills for future successful completion of the Red Cross Lifeguarding courses. Objectives that will be covered include prevention of accidents, fitness, rescue responses, leadership and professionalism. Junior Lifeguarding is designed for youth ages 11 to 14 years. To participate in Junior Lifeguarding a swim pretest is required. The pretest consists of a 25 yard front crawl swim with proper breathing, treading water for 1 minute and swimming 10–feet underwater.

$90 (includes all course material)
For ages 11-14.
July 21 - 23 8am - noon
All classes held at the UNI Wellenss & Recreation Center.

To enroll: email or call (319) 273-3972

Babysitting Training

Jump start your teen’s first job. Youth will become great babysitter’s by learning practical skills and confidence through video presentations, hands-on activities, and classroom discussions. Topics include: responding to emergencies, good decision making and communication with parents. Babysitter’s training is designed for youth ages 11 to 14 years.

$60 (includes all course material)
For ages 11-14.
Monday, June 30 9am-4pm
Class held at the UNI Wellness & Recreation Center

To enroll: email or call (319) 273-3972


If there is an accommodation you need in order to participate in a WRS program or activity, please contact WRC 101 at (319) 273-6275.


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We believe that all people, regardless of their differences, should treat each other with mutual respect and dignity. Diversity and individual rights will be honored and respected.