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Benderson Family Building

Benderson Family Building
716-688-4033
2640 N. Forest Road
Amherst, NY 14068
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Sun, Apr 11th

Benderson Family Building

Holland Family Building
716-886-3145
787 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14209
Hours | Directions
Sun, Apr 11th

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Class Descriptions

In Person Classes
Benderson Family Building, Amherst

CPR/AED/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer and Health Care Provider Certification

Benderson Family Building only
Teaches those with a duty to act in an emergency the skills needed to respond appropriately to first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies. Course components include learning to survey the scene, how to protect the rescuer and victim, providing first aid, as well as ventilations, care for choking victims, CPR, AED, blood-borne pathogens, and responding to an emergency for adults, children, and infants.

Full Member: $100  |  Gym Only: $112  |  CP: $125

CPR/AED/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer and Health Care Provider re-Certification

Benderson Family Building only
Reviews and teaches those with a duty to act in an emergency the skills needed to respond appropriately to first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies. Course components include learning to survey the scene, how to protect the rescuer and victim, providing first aid, as well as ventilations, care for choking victims, CPR, AED, blood-borne pathogens, and responding to an emergency for adults, children, and infants.

Full Member: $85  |  Gym Only: $92  |  CP: $100 

Lifeguarding Certification

Benderson Family Building only
This Blended Learning class is partially done online through the American Red Cross website 48 hours prior to the first class. Registration using participant's name and email (not parent) through the American Red Cross must be completed 48 hours prior to the first classroom session. An email with instructions for Blended Learning Registration will be sent out upon confirmation of payment. Proof of completion for Lessons 1-4 must be brought to first classroom session. Passing all swimming prerequisites is required at first classroom session (300yd swim, 2 minute tread using legs only and timed 10lb brick retrieval test). Lifeguarding/First Aid certifications are valid for 2 years, CPR/AED certifications are valid for 1 year.

Blended Learning
Full Member: $260  |  Gym Only: $272  |  CP: $285

Lifeguarding Recertification

Benderson Family Building only
This course is for recertification of lifeguards. Participants must re-certify all components of their original lifeguarding course and certification. Passing all swimming prerequisites is required at first session (300yd swim, 2 minute tread using legs only and timed 10lb brick retrieval test). Lifeguard Certification must be current or expired by no more than 30 days on the first day of the course to be eligible--otherwise a full certification must be taken.

Full Member: $125  |  Gym Only: $137  |  CP: $150

Water Safety Instructor

Benderson Family Building only
This is an advanced instructor level class from American Red Cross for candidates who want to become swim instructors, aquatics managers, or NYS certified Phys Ed. Teachers. Providing instructor candidates the training needed to teach courses in the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Program by developing their understanding of how to use course materials, conduct training sessions, and evaluate participants progress. Attendance is mandatory at all classes. Course materials may be downloaded from the American Red Cross Learning Center website. Student teaching and classroom discussions included. This is a Blended Learning Offering. Registration through the American Red Cross must be completed 48 hours prior to the first classroom session. Proof of completion for Lessons 1-3 must be brought to first classroom session. An email with instructions for Blended Learning Registration will be sent out upon confirmation of payment.

Full Member/Gym Only/CP: $335

Online Classes
Offered through American Red Cross

Adult CPR/AED

Will prepare you to recognize and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults, and features award-winning simulation learning an interactive experience where you will respond to real-world emergencies in a virtual setting. This course does not meet OSHA requirements for workplace certification.

Full Member: $32  |  Gym Only: $36  |  CP: $40

Adult First aid/CPR/AED

Will prepare you to recognize and care for emergencies. Features award-winning simulation learning an interactive experience where you will respond to real-world emergencies in a virtual setting to help prepare you to recognize and respond to a variety of first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults. This course does not meet OSHA requirements for workplace certification.

Full Member: $32  |  Gym Only: $36  |  CP: $40

Adult, Child and Baby First Aid/CPR/AED

Will prepare you to recognize and care for emergencies. Features award-winning simulation learning an interactive experience where you will respond to real-world emergencies in a virtual setting to help prepare you to recognize and respond to a variety of first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants. This course does not meet OSHA requirements for workplace certification.

Full Member: $32  |  Gym Only: $36  |  CP: $40

Anaphylaxis and Epinephrine AutoInjector

Will teach you the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis and how to care for a person having a severe allergic reaction, including how to administer epinephrine using an auto-injector device.

Full Member: $32  |  Gym Only: $36  |  CP: $40

Babysitter Basics

Designed primarily for youth ages 11 and older, this course will prepare students to be better babysitters. Topics include how to provide care for infants and children; how to stay safe; what to do in an emergency; how to choose age-appropriate activities; and how to recognize and handle a variety of behaviors. Students will also learn the basics of starting a babysitting business.

Full Member: $42  |  Gym Only: $46  |  CP: $50

Bloodborne Pathogens

Designed for those who are at risk for on the job exposure to blood and other bodily fluids in the workplace. Teaches staff how bloodborne pathogens are spread, how to avoid exposure and what to do if exposed to infectious material.

Full Member: $32  |  Gym Only: $36  |  CP: $40

Cat and Dog First Aid

You love your pets, and want to give them the best life possible; being equipped to deliver first aid and provide a healthy lifestyle for your pet is the best way to do that. You will learn the basics of providing first aid care for your cat or dog, and will learn how to best give care for common emergency situations. Also covers understanding your pet's vital signs, breathing and cardiac emergencies, wounds and bleeding, seizures, and preventative care for cats and dogs.

Full Member: $22  |  Gym Only: $26  |  CP: $30

Child and Baby First Aid/CPR/AED

Will prepare you to recognize and care for emergencies. Features award-winning simulation learning an interactive experience where you will respond to real-world emergencies in a virtual setting to help prepare you to recognize and respond to a variety of first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies involving children and babies. This course does not meet OSHA requirements for workplace certification.

Full Member: $32  |  Gym Only: $36  |  CP: $40

First Aid Health and Safety for Coaches

Gives students an overview of first aid and "best practices" for many first aid situations encountered by coaches. Students learn skills related to athletic injuries that may also be useful for injuries to officials, fellow coaches or spectators. Topics include: Checking an Unconscious Athlete; Asthma; Sudden Illness; Heat Related Illnesses; Wounds; Injuries to the Head, Neck and Spine; Psychological and Mental Health Problems.

Full Member: $52  |  Gym Only: $56  |  CP: $60

First Aid Only

Will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants. Features award-winning simulation learning an interactive experience where you will respond to real-world emergencies in a virtual setting. This course does not meet OSHA requirements for workplace certification.

Full Member: $32  |  Gym Only: $36  |  CP: $40

First Aid for Opioid Overdoses

Will provide you with the knowledge and confidence you need to respond to a suspected opioid overdose emergency. You will learn to identify the signs and symptoms of a suspected opioid overdose and then the appropriate care to provide based on the responsiveness of the person. This course includes information on how to use several different naloxone products -- a nasal atomizer, Narcan and EVZIO -- to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.

Full Member: $26  |  Gym Only: $30  |  CP: $34

First Aid for Severe Bleeding

Will prepare you to recognize severe, life-threatening bleeding emergencies and to take action to stop the flow of blood. You will learn how and when to control bleeding by applying a tourniquet and hemostatic dressing.

Full Member: $26  |  Gym Only: $30  |  CP: $34

Lifeguard Management

Designed to prepare aquatic professionals to effectively manage lifeguards and help keep patrons, staff and facilities safe. There are no prerequisites for this course. The person may or may not have a lifeguarding background, and may manage seasonal or year-round operations.

Full Member: $116  |  Gym Only: $120  |  CP: $124

Psychological First Aid: Supporting Yourself and Others During COVID-19

The uncertainty associated with a global health crisis like COVID-19 challenges everyone's ability to cope. This course will help you to build resilience and support yourself and others through this crisis by reviewing basic principles of providing psychological first aid, including how to recognize and manage stress in yourself and in others and how to lend support to family members, friends and coworkers during and following the COVID-19 outbreak.

Full Member: $16  |  Gym Only: $20  |  CP: $24

Returning to Work During COVID-19

Provides guidance to employees about actions they can take to keep themselves, their coworkers, their families and their community safe as businesses reopen and workers return to work. It also provides employees with insight into new or modified policies and procedures that business owners may implement to maintain a safe work environment and protect employees health during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Full Member: $16  |  Gym Only: $20  |  CP: $24

Safety Training for Swim Coaches

Teaches those involved in competitive swimming how to help maintain a comfortable and safe environment for swimmers, prevent accidents and emergencies and respond to swimmers with illnesses or injuries in water or on land.

Full Member: $22  |  Gym Only: $26  |  CP: $30

Water Safety for Parents and Caregivers

Focuses on developing an awareness of the risks of drowning and how to minimize those risks, especially for young children. Teaches parents and caregivers about the concepts of the circle of drowning prevention, water competency and the chain of drowning survival. It also provides guidance for applying water safety to common environments and situations where children are most at risk for drowning.

Full Member: $6  |  Gym Only: $10  |  CP: $14

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