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Become a Lifeguard

Gain valuable skills. Save lives. Have fun.

Join the Y team to help save lives every day and gain valuable skills while you have fun! 

With your nationally recognized Y Guard lifeguarding certification, you can apply for a lifeguard position at any area YMCA!

Requirements:
Age: 16 and older
Cost: $175 (Course fee is reimbursed following 350 hours of YMCA employment.)
Must attend all 37 hours of course.
Prerequisites: Must pass a swimming competency test
Completion: Must pass a written test and a skills test

Register at your Y. Contact Lori with questions. 

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Learn more about becoming a Y Lifeguard and apply online

4/10-28 | Newton YMCA
  • 4/10: 4-6p | 4/17: 4-8:30p | 4/19: 4-7:40p | 4/21: 4-8:15p | 4/24: 4-9p | 4/26: 4-8:15p | 4/28: 4-9:05p

4/26-5/6 | Downtown YMCA
  • 4/26: 6-9p | 4/29 & 30: 9-5p | 5/6: 9a-5p

5/5-5/14 | Downtown YMCA
  • 5/5: 5p-7:30p | 5/12: 5p-10p | 5/13: 8a-9p | 5/14: 9a-7:30p

5/15-5/24 | El Dorado YMCA
  • 5/15: 6p-8:30p | 5/22 -5/24: 8a-5p

5/31-6/5 | Downtown YMCA
  • 5/31: 9a-12p | 6/3: 9a-5p | 6/4 & 5: 9a-5p

6/1-6/8 | Northwest YMCA
  • 6/1: 5p-9p | 6/6 & 6/7: 8a-6p | 6/8: 8a-2p