Get CPR certified – and be prepared to help. As part of our mission to train people how to respond to and prepare for emergencies, we offer CPR certification classes that can help you provide assistance when someone is faced with a cardiac or breathing emergency.

Designed, and taught by experts, Red Cross CPR certification courses are OSHA compliant, affordable and available in a range of settings. With in-person, online, and our best-in-class blended Simulation Learning, you can get CPR certified, learn life-saving skills, and train in the way that suits you best.

Y LIFEGUARD PREREQUISITES (Conducted in class on the first day)

  • Must be at least 15 years of age in order to participate in class.
  • Has to complete a 300 yard swim continuously utilizing freestyle, breaststroke, or a combination of the two.
  • Must complete a 20 yard swim, followed by a 6ft dive and retrieve a 10lb. weight, resurface and swim on back to starting point, and exit the pool. All to be completed in under 1 minute and 40 sec.
  • Tread water with no hands for 2 minutes continuously.


March 15-17
J. Fred Corriher, Jr. YMCA
3:45 - 8:00 PM
$190 Y Members
$240 Non-Members

March 23-27
J. Fred Corriher, Jr. YMCA
Thursday, March 23, 3:45 - 8 PM
Friday, March 24, 3:45  - 8 PM
Saturday, March 25, 9 AM - 5 PM
Sunday, March 26,  1 - 5 PM
Monday, March 27, 3:45 - 8 PM 
(First day, times will vary.)
$190 Y Members
$240 Non-Members

April 1 - 5
J. Fred Corriher, Jr. YMCA
Saturday, April 1, 9 AM - 5 PM
Sunday, April 2, 1 - 5 PM
Monday, April 3, 3:45  - 8 PM
Tuesday, April 4, 3:45  - 8 PM
Wednesday, April 5, 3:45 - 8 PM
(First day.  Bring lunch. Times will vary.)
$190 Y Members
$240 Non-Members



For information about possible courses in your area, please contact your local aquatics team member below.

Branch Neighborhood Contact
Corriher South Rowan Aaron Crowe
Hurley Salisbury Tammy Swicegood
Kannapolis Kannapolis Kendra Sanders
Saleeby-Fisher East Rowan Sarah Zander
West Cabarrus Concord Trey San Jose