Save a life at the Y
Become a Lifeguard or Swim Instructor at the Y

SAVE A LIFE

BECOME A LIFEGUARD OR SWIM INSTRUCTOR AT THE Y!

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.

Whether you are looking for a great summer job or career as a professional lifeguard, the Dallas 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

Benefits of working for the Y:

  • $500 BONUS if you work 25hrs/week and stay through Aug 5th.
  • $0.50 hourly pay increase after the completion of training.
  • Employee referral bonus of $500
  • Free summer day camp enrollment for 1st child. 2nd child enrollment is 50% off.
  • Free training and certification fee.
  • Free YMCA membership.
  • Flexible work schedule.
  • Part-Time benefits package includes virtual doctor visits, dental, vision, and supplemental insurance.
  • Paid Time Off based on hours worked and years of service.
  • Discounted rates on programs - personal training, camp, etc.
  • Positions are available in indoor and outdoor pools.
  • Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Plan.

REGISTER FOR EMPLOYMENT EVENT.

 

OPEN POSITIONS 2022
LIFEGUARD POSITIONS

We have Lifeguard positions available. Click on the location of interest listed below to apply!

Coppell

Grand Prairie

JER Chilton

Park South

Moody

Lake Highlands

T Boone Pickens

Waxahachie

Richardson

Camp on The Lake

Moorland at Oakcliff

Semones

White Rock

Rockwall

 

SWIM INSRUCTOR

We have Swim Instructor positions available. Click on the location of interest listed below to apply!

Coppell

Lake Highlands

Park South

Waxahachie

Richardson

White Rock

Moody

Semones

 

LIFEGUARD SUPERVISOR

We have Lifeguard Supervisor positions available. Click on the location of interest listed below to apply!

Semones

Richardson

White Rock

Rockwall

Moody

 

Outreach Safety Around Water

 Safety Around Water positions represents our mobile outreach teams bringing life-saving swim skills to kids all over the Dallas area. 

Dallas

ARE YOU WHISTLEWORTHY?
African American Lifeguard Standing Over Indoor Pool
LIFEGUARD

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! Read more here about our Lifeguard certification course.

**Applicants must be 16 years of age or older"

Learn to swim at the Y
SWIM INSTRUCTOR

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. Read more here about our swim lessons program.

Rockwall

White Rock

Semones

Lake Highlands

Park South

Richardson

Waxahachie

YMCA Safety Around Water
SAFETY AROUND WATER

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. Read more here about our Safety Around Water program.