The Y is for Healthy Living

The Y supports thousands of youth, adults, and families by providing guidance and resources needed to achieve greater health and well-being for their spirit, and body.

Lifeguard Training


This program allows individuals to become certified lifeguards. It includes lifeguard, first aid and CPR/AED certification. Prerequisites for the course: Must be at least 15 years old and be able to swim 300 yards continuously showing breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Tread water for two minutes using only the legs. Complete a timed event within 1 minute and 40 seconds.

Upon successful completion of these classes, participants may apply for an aquatics position within the YMCA.



15 years and older

Date(s) &

Next available class will be April, 2015.  Exact days and times TBD.


$220-facility member

Please make sure you provide an accurate email address at the time of registration as there will be some online pre-course work required. We will email this information to participants at least two weeks prior to the start of class.