For Youth Development - For Healthy Living - For Social Responsibility

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

Fee: $208 Members

 $238 Non-Members

Session 1

March 4th-March 10th

Class Schedule 

Monday, March 4th: 5:30-6:30 pm (Pre-test)

Friday, March 8th 6:00-9:00 pm (Class & Pool)

Satruday, March 9th: 8:00 am-5:00 pm (Class & Pool)

Sunday, March 10th: 8:00 am-5:00 pm (Final Test)


Session 2

April 8th-April 14th

Class Schedule

Monday, April 8th: 5:30-6:30 pm (Pre-Test)

Friday, April 12th: 6:00-9:00 pm (Class & Pool)

Satruday, April 13th: 8:00 am-5:00 pm (Class & Pool)

Sunday, April 14th: 8:00 am-5:00 pm (Final Test)


Session 3

April 15th-April 20th

Class Schedule

Monday, April 15th: 5:30-6:30 pm (Pre-Test)

Wednesday, April 17th: 6:00-9:00 pm (Class & Pool)

Thursday, April 18th: 6:00-9:00 pm (Class & Pool)

Friday, April 19th (Good Friday): 8:00 am-5:00 pm (Class & Pool)

Saturday, April 20th: 8:00 am-5:00 pm (Final Test)


Session 4

April 29th-May 5th

Class Schedule

Monday, April 29th: 5:30-6:30 pm (Pre-Test)

Friday, May 3rd: 6:00 pm-9:00 pm (Class & Pool)

Saturday, May 4th: 8:00 am-5:00 pm (Class & Pool)

Sunday, May 5th: 8:00 am-5:00 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