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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 

$210 Members
$240 Non-Members


Session 1: Tuesday March 9th, Friday 12th-Sunday 14th

Registration is February 1st-March 8th

Class Times:

Tuesday, March 9th: 5:30-6:30 (Pre-Test)

Friday, March 12th: 6:00-9:00 pm (Class)

Saturday, March 13th: 8:00 am-5:00 pm (Class & Pool)

Sunday, March 14th: 8:00 am-5:00 pm (Class, Pool, & Final Test)


Session 2: Tuesday, March 30th-Saturday, April 3rd

Registration is March 1st-March 29th

Class Times:

Tuesday, March 30th: 5:30-6:30 (Pre-Test)

Wednesday, March 31st: 6:00-9:00 pm (Class)

Thursday, April 1st: 6:00-9:00 pm (Class & Pool)

Friday, April 2nd: 8:00 am-5:00 pm (Class & Pool)

Saturday, April 3rd: 8:00 am-2:00 pm (Class, Pool, & Final Test)


Session 3: Tuesday, April 20th, Friday, 23rd-Sunday 25th

Registration is March 30th-April 19th

Class Times:

Tuesday, April 20th: 5:30-6:30 (Pre-Test)

Friday, April 23rd: 6:00-9:00 pm (Class)

Saturday, April 24th: 8:00 am-5:00 pm (Class & Pool)

Sunday, April 25th: 8:00 am-5:00 pm (Class, Pool, & Final Test)


Session 4: Tuesday, May 4th, Friday 7th-Sunday 9th

Registration is April 1st-May 3rd

Class Times:

Tuesday, May 4th: 5:30-6:30 (Pre-Test)

Friday, May 7th: 6:00-9:00 pm (Class)

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

Sunday, May 9th: 8:00 am-5:00 pm (Class, Pool, & 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