Upcoming Programs
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Summer 2017 at the YMCA of Cumberland

Dance Camp - 1 Week
Dance Dance is a recreational, introductory dance program offering a combination of Hip Hop / Jazz / Modern Dance. Do something fun and get fit at the same time, with this week long camp, no experience necessary.

Ages:Ages 5-12 & Dates: Monday 8:30am-4:30pm, August 14-18, 2017 Cost:$125
Contact: Call (902) 667-9112 or email fitness@cumberland.ymca.ca to register or for more information.

Oxford Swim Lessons
Group Swim Lessons will give learners the opportunity to become comfortable in open water, and learn fundamental skills needed to develop as young swimmers. Each participant will be placed in levels appropriate to their age and skill level.

Ages:6 months+ & Start Date: July 3, 2017 Cost:$30
Contact: To register call (902) 667-9112 or email aquatics@cumberland.ymca.ca for more information.

Pugwash Swim Lessons
Group Swim Lessons will give learners the opportunity to become comfortable in open water, and learn fundamental skills needed to develop as young swimmers. Each participant will be placed in levels appropriate to their age and skill level.
Ages: 6 months+ Dates: Starts July 24, 2017 - Monday - Friday 11:00am and 1:00pm Cost: $20
Contact: Call (902) 667-9112 or email aquatics@cumberland.ymca.ca to register or for more information.

Town of Amherst Public Swim
In partnership with the Town of Amherst, the YMCA is proud to offer free swims three times a week in July and August. The YMCA public swims are open to all individuals with a Town Swim Pass (available at the front desk). Ages: Open to all; children 6 years and under must be accompanies by a swimming parent/guardian 18 years or over.
Ages: Dates: Starts July 3, 2017 - Monday and Friday from 3:00 - 4:00pm and Wednesday from 5:30-7:30pm Cost: FREE
Contact: Call (902) 667-9112 or email aquatics@cumberland.ymca.ca to register or for more information.

Full of Life Swim
The YMCA of Cumberland Full of Life Program is proud to offer a free swim each Tuesday in July and August. The YMCA public swims are open to all individuals registration is available at the front desk. Ages: Open to all; children 6 years and under must be accompanies by a swimming parent/guardian 18 years or over.
Dates: Starts July 4, 2017 - Tuesdays from 3:00-4:00pm Cost: FREE
Contact: Call (902) 667-9112 or email aquatics@cumberland.ymca.ca to register or for more information.

Jumpstart Swim
The YMCA of Cumberland in partnership with Jumpstart is proud to offer a free swim each Thursday in July and August. The YMCA public swims are open to all individuals registration is available at the front desk. Ages: Open to all; children 6 years and under must be accompanies by a swimming parent/guardian 18 years or over.
Ages: 4-18 Dates: Starts July 6, 2017 - Thursdays from 3:00-4:00pm Cost: FREE
Contact: Call (902) 667-9112 or email aquatics@cumberland.ymca.ca to register or for more information.

Courses:

Standard First Aid Course
SFA is people who want a general knowledge of first aid principles and the emergency treatment of injuries. Skills include: victim assessment, rescue breathing, CPR, choking and what to do for external bleeding, heart attack and stroke.
Date: TBA
Cost: $75.00 / Re-Certification: $45.00
*Sign up required, call 902-667-9112 or email aquatics@cumberland.ymca.ca

Swim Instructor Course
Teaches the skills, knowledge and techniques that are required to become a certified swimming instructor.
Pre-Requisites: 16yrs+ and Bronze Cross Certified
Date: TBC
Cost: $150.00 / Re-Certification: $45.00
*Sign up required

NLS Certification 
National Lifeguard training is designed to develop the basic life guarding skills, principles and decision-making processes, which will assist the lifeguard to evaluate and adapt to different aquatic facilities and emergencies in an aquatic setting.
Prerequisite: Minimum 16yrs old, Bronze Crossand Standard First Aid.
Date: Exam:
Cost: $175.00
Contact: Call 902-667-9112 or email aquatics@cumberland.ymca.ca for more information.  

Bronze Medallion & Bronze Cross 
Completion will certify you as a LifeSaver, the first step in becoming a fully certified NLS Lifeguard.
Date:
Cost: Member $160 / Non Member $210
Contact: Call 902-667-9112 or email aquatics@cumberland.ymca.ca for more information

Program Assistance - Jumpstart Application

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