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Norfolk Family YMCA
Norfolk, Nebraska

Lifeguard Certification

Lifeguard Certification Course

This class will certify you to become a lifeguard through the American Red Cross. Classes are 25 hours of, facility based, instruction. This includes CPR, First Aid, and AED training for the professional rescuer as well as all lifeguarding components. A skills and written test must be completed for all Lifeguarding and CPR, First Aid, AED components at the end of the class with a minimum 80 percent score on each of the tests to pass.

Upcoming Courses

Lifeguarding FULL COURSE 2020

Fee: $210 Members

 $240 Non-Members

Summer Session 1

June 2nd-5th

Tuesday, June 2nd: 5:30-6:30 (Pre-test)

Wednesday, June 3rd: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm (Class)

Thursday, June 4th: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (Class)

Friday, June 5th: 9:00 am -3:00 pm (Final Test)


Summer Session 2

June 23rd-26th

Tuesday, June 23rd: 5:30-6:30 (Pre-test)

Wednesday, June 24th: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm (Class)

Thursday, June 25th: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (Class)

Friday, June 26th: 9:00 am -3:00 pm (Final Test)


Important Information

This class is only available to those ages 15 and older. Child must be 15 by the last day of the course to receive certification. Participants must attend all class dates and times in order to successfully complete the course. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL APPLY.

Payment is due in full at the time of registration. If pre-skills testing is not passed the fee will be refunded to the participants minus the $25 skills testing fee.

*Included with the class is: CPR mask/Fanny Pack/Whistle.*

For more information on the Lifeguarding course, contact Skyler Lippman, Aquatics Director at 402-371-9770 or