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Lifeguard Training/Certification

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Take A Stand. Be a leader. Be a aquatics 'first responder'. Successfully complete one of our upcoming lifeguard courses and we'll have a job for you! Work for the YMCA of Austin and pay only $75 for your certification course!

A lifeguard develops the skills everyone needs but few achieve; leadership, teamwork and self-confidence. When you choose to become a lifeguard you are taking a stand to be a lifesaver, to protect others, and to serve your community. Take a Stand. Register today for Lifeguard Training. Develop the skills you will need to succeed, gain personal and professional confidence, and even advance into an aquatics career.

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

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Benefits of working for the Y:

  • $75 certification fee - up to $150 savings!
  • Free YMCA membership - $600 year/value
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Discounted rates on programs - personal training, camp, etc.
  • Indoor / Outdoor pools
  • Voluntary 403b Retirement Savings Plan
Lifeguard Training
Basic First Aid
Basic CPR and First Aid