The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas

For Youth Development ®
For Healthy Living
For Social Responsibility

Lifeguard Course

The YMCA offers a full YMCA of the USA Lifeguard Training Course that includes CPR for the Professional Rescuer (CPRO) and First Aid, Oxygen Administration, and YMCA Lifeguarding.

 

BECOME A CERTIFIED LIFEGUARD

Upcoming Training Dates

 

Cost:  

$150 – members 

$200 – nonmembers 

Course Includes:

  • CPR for the Professional Rescuer
  • First Aid
  • Oxygen Administration
  • YMCA Lifeguarding

Prerequisites:

  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Able to swim 100 yd in 2 min
  • Tread water for 2 min using legs only
  • Surface dive to depth of 10 feet and swim 15 ft underwater
  • Complete a 200 yd swim consisting of Front Crawl, Breaststroke, sidestroke and Elementary Backstroke w/ hands on chest
  • Sprint 60 ft, perform head first surface dive to retrieve object 10 ft deep, tread water for 1 min w/o hands, return object to depth of 10 ft, swim remainder of pool length, exit pool and perform 100 chest compressions on a mannequin.

Additional Assignments:

ASHI e-learning:

  • CPR for the Professional Rescuer
  • First Aid
  • Oxygen Administration
  • Y lifeguarding

All ASHI e-learning must be complete by the first day of class. Y Lifeguard e-learning must be completed by assigned dates.

Participants must attend classes in the registered session – no make up times are available.

LIFEGUARD DATES ARE POSTED AS NEEDED FOR EMPLOYMENT PURPOSES