YMCA LIFEGUARD TRAINING

BUILD CONFIDENCE, SAVE A LIFE

 

NOW HIRING FOR LIFEGUARDS AND SWIM INSTRUCTORS

Sign up for Lifeguard Training at Lake Highlands Family YMCA

  • Register at the Front Desk and receive the LG Candidate Welcome Letter.
  • Complete the first page of the letter and hand it to the Membership staff.
  • Complete page 5 and bring to the training.  If you're a minor, you must also bring page 6 with your parent's signature.
  • Read the welcome letter thoroughly and understand the pre-reqs, expectations, and requirements to successfully pass the class.
  • You may start on the LG online training immediately.  Make sure to print out all 9 certifications of completion as instructed in the welcome letter.
  • The link for the CPR online training will be sent a week prior to the first training day.  Print out the certificate of completion as instructed in the letter.

CERTIFIED LIFEGUARD COURSE INFORMATION

REGISTER FOR LIFEGUARD TRAINING

NEXT COURSE:

June 11th -14th
Monday-Thursday, 10-6 pm
Held at Lake Highlands Family YMCA 

Cost:  $150 – members  or $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.

*Classes will be offered seasonally based on hiring needs