All classes are held at the Scarsdale Volunteer Ambulance Corps headquarters at 5 Weaver Street. If you have questions please see our Classes FAQs below, or send us an email at, or call (914) 722 - 2288.

We offer the following classes:

Heart Saver and Basic Life Support Frequently Asked Questions (Click a question below to view the answer)

Can private group CPR/AED training sessions be arranged?
Yes, private group training is available. SVAC has provided CPR classes, for families, civic groups and businesses. If you are interested in setting up a private group training class, please email
What is the minimum age for taking the CPR/AED course offered by SVAC?
While there is no official minimum age we recommend that participants be at least 12 years old.
Do I need any medical training before I take the CPR/AED course offered by SVAC?
SVAC courses are designed for anyone with limited or no medical training. They are also for individuals who need a course completion card for job, regulatory or other requirements.
Will I receive a course completion certification?
Yes, after successfully completing the course you will receive an American Heart Association certification card valid for two years.
Will I have to do "Mouth to Mouth" resuscitation as a part of the class?
Rescue breathing is taught during the class but you will not have to perform "Mouth to Mouth" resuscitation.
Do I have to be a Scarsdale resident to take the CPR class?
The CPR class is open to everyone regardless of where you reside.