Want to become a lifeguard? It all begins with getting certified. We provide certification training to become a lifeguard, instructor, and coach.
If you love the water and have a passion to keep people safe, this is the position for you! Sign up for our free information sessions and we will call you with information. **Must be 16 years of age or older
FREE LIFEGUARD INFORMATION
YMCA swim instructors teach children as young as 3 years old, all the way through adulthood. We provide a safe environment where everyone is welcome and made comfortable to learn how to swim. Reach out for more information.
Want to be a leader for the YMCA Aquatics team? Head lifeguard? Summer pool manager? Outreach team leader?
Teaching children how to be safe around water is not a luxury; it is a necessity. Swim Instructors and Lifeguards working in the YMCA’s Safety Around Water program help children in our communities learn essential water safety skills at their local pools for free.
FREE INFORMATION SESSIONS
BECOME A LIFEGUARD
SWIM INSTRUCTOR AT THE Y!
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When you choose to become a lifeguard or swim instructor, you are taking a stand to be a lifesaver, to protect others, and to serve your community. Develop the skills you will need to succeed, gain personal and professional confidence, and even advance into an aquatics career.
The information sessions will introduce you to lifeguarding and what the Y's Lifeguarding program is all about. This will be the funest part time job on the planet! Check out our video...
Whether you are looking for a great summer job or career as a professional lifeguard, the YMCA Lifeguard and Swim Instructor program is the place to begin! Through classroom activities, group discussion and hands-on practice, you’ll learn the skills you need to work as a lifeguard.
Do not let your current swimming skills stop you from applying. If you would like to become a lifeguard let us perform a swim assessment. You can participate in our Lifeguard Academy Program to help improve your skills. Please complete your interest form today by clicking here.