Online Registration for Courses
All YMCA training opportunities are coordinated through the
YMCA of Greater St Louis Larry V. Alvey Leadership Development Center
(LDC). Our purpose is to provide
professional development and education programs for YMCA staff and
volunteers. We strive to recruit,
develop, and retain a talented and diverse workforce that advances the
mission of the YMCA. Your
participation in our programs at the LDC reflects your commitment to
lifelong learning and development.
How to Set Up An Account
YMCA of Greater St. Louis employees: You have a user account that was
created for you upon hire. Your username is your first initial
capitalized) and your last name beginning with a capital letter. Your password is the last four digits of
your social security number. Please note: You must have permission of your
supervisor to register for courses on your own.
Other YMCA staff
and volunteers: You will set up your username and
password from the login page to access the online registration system and
to sign-up for classes. Go to Course
Catalog to find the course descriptions and schedules and to
sign-up. Please note: You must have permission of the
YMCA Executive Director to register for YMCA courses.
How to Register for Courses
Follow these steps:
1. Click on Course
Catalog; then View Catalog; then View Course Details.
2. Scroll down to
the bottom of the course description to see start date and time.
3. Click on Details
to view complete
schedule (Courses may run multiples days.)
4. Select the course
by placing a dot in the column next to the desired course in the grey box.
(Note: You must select the course
even if it is the only one offered.)
5. Scroll back up to
the top of the page and enter method of payment. We only accept credit
card via Pay Pal (Journal entry numbers are for YSTL staff only.)
6. Click “Enroll” on
next page to accept the payment information and amount.
7. Click “Complete
Enrollment” (located at the bottom of the page).
8. Scan and e-mail
proof of prerequisites to Elizabeth Heitmann at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax copies to
314-469-1347. We must receive copies
of all prerequisites to complete your registration. Please Note: You will be asked to leave the training if all prerequisites are not
fulfilled. Be sure to bring copies of your prerequisites to the training
for the trainer to verify as well.
An e-mail confirmation will be sent
to you upon completion of enrollment.
Print this page out for your records. If you do not receive this e-mail
confirmation, your registration is not complete. Contact Elizabeth Heitmann at email@example.com for assistance.
Print out the PDF file attached to
the e-mail confirmation to view information about textbooks, prerequisites,
and our cancellation/refund policies as well as directions to LDC and
nearby lodging information.
11. Repeat steps
above to enroll for more courses.
Registration Policies and
Refunds will be issued for cancellations if:
The course is cancelled
by training event leadership. Registrar will contact participant.
Trainer Candidate Application is not
approved. Participant must contact the registrar to request
cancellation and refund.
Individuals that do not
follow cancellation procedure or do not show up for a course will be
charged $25 in addition to applicable course fee.
Cancellations for reasons other than those above can be made
without penalty prior to the registration deadline. Registration deadline for all course is
two weeks prior to cours starting date unless otherwise noted in course
description and course details. Refunds will not be issued for
cancellations made less than two weeks prior to the start of the course
Note: Contact the Registrar, Elizabeth Heitmann,
at 314-436-1177, ext. 302, to check on course cancellations before making
non-refundable flight and/or lodging reservations.
Manuals are required for many of the certification
courses. Participants must purchase
the required manual(s) and bring it with them to the training. To find out
the manual(s) that is required, go to View Course Details in the
Course Catalog. If a participant
does not bring appropriate manual(s) to the course, they may be asked to
Manual orders are to be sent directly to the Program Store (or
as otherwise designated) and should not be sent to the event
registrar. Contact the Program Store at www.ymcaprogramstore.com or 1.800.747.0089 to
place order. Place your order at least two (2) weeks before you are
scheduled to leave for the training event to ensure timely
delivery. There will not be extra books available for sale at
the course site.
All participants without
prerequisites will not be permitted to stay and complete the certification
The prerequisites identify what requirements must be met before
you are eligible to take the course. Participants MUST submit
proof of prerequisites (ie, YMCA training transcript, copy of CPR cards,
etc.) PRIOR to the start of
the course. Fax copies of
prerequisites to the Registrar at 314-469-1347. In addition, be sure to
bring copies with you of all prerequisites as the trainer will ask for them
at the start of the course.
Where age requirements are indicated, the age
must be attained prior to the starting date of the course.
Where CPR certification is required, training
should be received from a nationally recognized organization (American
& Safety Health Institute (ASHI), National Safety Council, American
Heart Association (health care provider course for BLS only), or American
Red Cross unless otherwise noted. Participants in the CPR program
should receive certification based on a practical and written test of
knowledge, and the course should include pediatric and adult basic life
support (BLS) and obstructed airway.
Address & Phone
YMCA of Greater St
Larry V Alvey
Leadership Development Center
Industrial Drive, Ste 232
St Louis, MO 63146
Registrar: Elizabeth Heitmann
driving directions: http://g.co/maps/fq5eu
Directions From I-70/I-270 Interchange:
Take Interstate I-270 south; (Coming
from 40/61 take I-270 north). From
I-270 take Page East Exit.
Stay in the Right Hand Lane (Follow the signs saying “To
Westport” Follow the road around the curve taking a RIGHT onto Lackland
Road. Go up the hill to Craig
Road/Westport Plaza Dr. and take another right. You will go over
Page on the overpass and will come to an intersection with a Car Wash on
the right and McDonald’s on the left TAKE A RIGHT. This is Westline Industrial Drive, go
past the car wash, the first building on the right is the 12000 Building,
pull into the parking lot. You will
want to park by the East Entrance.
Courtyard Marriott St. Louis Westport Plaza
11888 Westline Industrial Dr, St Louis, MO
La Quinta Inn & Suites St. Louis Westport
11805 Lackland Rd, St Louis, MO
Sheraton Westport Hotels
900 W Port Plaza Dr, St Louis, MO