Community Health and Safety Classes
YMCA of Bucks County is proud to offer adult and child first aid, CPR and AED classes in additional to educational programming for adults, teens and children.
Red Cross Adult & Child First Aid/CPR/AED
First Aid, CPR, AED class is a great way for any member of our community (age 15+) to learn how to save a life and react appropriately to emergencies.
Youth Mental Health First Aid
Available at Quakertown branch.
Designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers, teachers, school staff, peers, neighbors, health and human services workers, and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addictions challenge or is in crisis. This course is primarily for adults who regularly interact with young people. It introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics include: anxiety, depression, substance use, disorders in which psychosis may occur, disruptive behavior disorders (including AD/HD), eating disorders.
Contact Megan McCuen, 215.536.9622, x112
Youth and Family Classes
Girl Power Quakertown
Age 10-14 | Girl Power is designed for tween and teen girls to explore self-esteem, stress management and healthy decision making through a journey of self discovery. Each monthly workshop will feature a facilitated group discussion and a craft or project related to that month's theme. Workshops led by certified therapist.
Scout Rank Advancement
Our aquatics department can assist with swimming merit badges, BSA swim testing and child care water safety classes, by appointment.