life guard ymca

SAVE LIVES. BECOME A LIFEGUARD!

Whether you are looking for a great summer job or career as a professional lifeguard, the Greater Naples YMCA Lifeguard program is the place to begin! Through classroom activities, group discussion, online e-learning, and hands-on practice, you’ll learn the skills you need to work as a lifeguard.

Get Certified in: American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED (all valid for two years). Class attendance is mandatory. Participants must pass the prerequisite skills test to continue with this class. To achieve certification, participants must pass the in-water skills tests, written tests and online class.


UPCOMING 2021 TRAININGS:

Lifeguard Certification Course: February 20

PRICE: $100

Get Certified in: American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED (all valid for two years). Class attendance is mandatory. Participants must pass the prerequisite skills test to continue with this class. To achieve certification, participants must pass the in-water skills tests, written tests and online class.


REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 16 years of age
  • Swim 300 yards continuously
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using legs only
  • Swim 20 yards in one minute and forty seconds, surface dive to a depth of up to 10 feet, pick up a 10 pound object, and return.
  • Must pass swim test

*Must have 4 participants to hold the class.


QUESTIONS?

For more information on Lifeguard Certifications, please contact us at programs@naplesymca.org or call 239.963.3775