Build confidence, save lives!

YMCA lifeguard and swim instructor positions offer flexible schedules, competitive pay, opportunities for year-round/seasonal employment, and fun!

About YMCA Lifeguard Training:
This nationally recognized certification course is paid for by the YMCA to qualified applicants who intend to work for the YMCA of Southern Arizona. Participants will acquire the skills and knowledge needed to become certified lifeguards. It offers up-to-date information on how to anticipate and prevent problems and how to take action to help those in danger. It also covers safety and survival skills every swimmer needs to know, accident prevention, guarding techniques, emergency systems, rescue skills, and first aid in aquatic environments. Complete attendance is required and all e-learnings must be completed before the in-class portion of the training.

Course includes:

  • ASHI Basic Life Support, Basic First Aid, and Oxygen Administration
  • YMCA Lifeguarding