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American Red Cross Certification Classes
We are an authorized provider for the American Red Cross to teach a variety of certification courses.  The classes that we are currently able to teach are:
  • CPR for the Professional Rescuer
  • CPR for the Professional Rescuer Instructor 
  • First Aid/CPE/AED
  • First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor 
  • Lifeguarding
  • Lifeguard Instructor
  • Responding to Emergencies: First Aid (RTE for NYS Coaching and DOH Camp Requirement)
  • Water Front Lifeguarding 
  • Water Safety Instructor (WSI)

CPR for the Professional Rescuer 

This course is designed for students who have a duty to act in an emergency.  This course includes Adult, Child, Infant CPR, BVM, Two-Rescuer CPR and AED.  This course will also include basic first aid.  All students will recieve an infant and adult mask and book.  Students must be 15 prior to first day of class.  Max 10 students per class.  

NEW CPR-PR Class Dates:  (all classes are scheduled for 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Cost: $65 members  $85 non-members 

  1. February 22
  2. March 21
  3. June 6
  4. August 8
  5. September 19
  6. October 17
  7. November 21 

CPR-PR Recert Classes: (all classes are schedule from 6:00-9:00 pm)

Cost: $55 members  $75 non-members 

  1. January 30
  2. February 10
  3. March 16
  4. April 13
  5. May 11
  6. June 15
  7. July 13
  8. August 10
  9. September 14
  10. October 19
  11. November 9
  12. December 7 

Lifeguard Classes

This course includes lifeguarding, cpr for the professional rescuer and first aid.  Students must be 15 by the first day of class. Each student will recieve a book, infant and adult mask, hip pack and whistle.  To be elgible for these course there is a prerequiste swim test, which is completed on the first day of the course.  Max of 10 students per class. 

New Lifeguard Classes: Cost: $150 members  $200 non-members

  1. February 17-20     9:00 am-4:00 pm
  2. March 2-13           5:00-9:00 pm*
  3. April 14-23           5:00-9:00 pm*
  4. May 4-14              5:00-9:00 pm*

*These are Blended Learning Courses and will require students to complete 7 hours of online training.

Lifeguard Recert Classes: Cost: $75 members  $100 non-members 

Must have current lifeguard certification that hasn't expired more than 30 days. 

  1. March 25 & 26        5:00-9:00 pm
  2. April 29 & 30          5:00-9:00 pm
  3. May 27 & 28           5:00-9:00 pm

Lifeguard Instructor 

This course will teach students how to teach the lifeguarding course.  Students must be 17 yrs. old and have a current american red cross lifeguard certification.  Students must complete a 2 hour online training prior to the first day of class. There is a prerequiste skills test on the first day of class that will test the following skills: primary assessment, two-rescuer CPR, entries, approaches, surface dives, submerged victim, extrication and one-rescuer cpr.  All other lifeguarding skills will be reviewed.

Cost: $300 members   $450 non-members 

  1. March 17-19      8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  2. May 5-7            8:00 am - 5:00 pm 
  3. Sept. 15-17      8:00 am - 5:00 pm 

If you are interested in taking one of the other courses listed above that we do not have a schedule for please contact our Associate Executive Director, Bridget Dexter at [email protected] to schedule.  Register at the member service desk or call 607-336-9622.

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Bridget Dexter
Associate Executive Director
607-336-9622 ext. 1020
NORWICH FAMILY YMCA
68-70 North Broad Street
Norwich, NY. 13815
607-336-9622



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