At the YMCA of Martha's Vineyard we have a social responsibility to offer education class to our community. Together we can make our community a safer place for everyone to live.

American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid Course

Learn the basics for CPR, Automated External Defibrillation & First Aid on adults and children. This interactive and enjoyable class empowers you to feel confidence when assessing a scene for your own safety and the victim’s vital signs. Respond with the confidence, the skills and the reassuring demeanor that can help sustain a life until Professional Rescuers arrive.

Fee: $110

Contact: Denise McCann at denise@ymcamv.org | 508-696-7171 ext. 129

Courses run Saturdays 9:00am-2:00pm, space is limited.

Upcoming course dates


March 16th
May 11th
July 13th
September 14th
November 16th

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American Red Cross Lifeguard

The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services personnel take over.

Fee: Members $350 | Nonmember $450

Contact: Denise McCann at denise@ymcamv.org | 508-696-7171 ext. 129

Additional Course Dates

April 16th - 19th
June 15, 16, 22, & 23

All classes run from 9AM - 5PM

*click on link below for additional information on upcoming class. Space is limited. Minimum age of 15. Each set of dates represents one course and participants MUST attend all days.

April 2019 Course Information
Class Schedules