Earn a Lifeguard Certification at the YMCA and develop skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to emergency situations in and around the water. Offered in two types of sessions, the Lifeguard Certification course is for the new participant while Lifeguard Renew is for existing Lifeguards to maintain their credentials.

View our upcoming Fall certification & re-certification courses:


Lifeguard Certification Courses

Class Session One:
Friday: Sept 15th & Sept 22nd from 4:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: Sept 16th & Sept 23rd from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
*Must attend all FOUR dates to receive certification

Fees: $165/$180/$200

Class Session Two:
Monday – Friday, Dec 18th – Dec 22nd
Each day from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
*Must attend all five days to receive certification

Fees: $165/$180/$200

Lifeguard Re-Certification Classes


Friday: Oct 20th from 4:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: Oct 21st from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
*Must attend both days

Fees: $100/$120/$140