Life Skills Save Lives

2 lifeguardsEarn a job as a certified lifeguard.

Are you responsible, honest, caring, and respectful? Are you a strong swimmer? Are you over the age of sixteen and looking for a summer job? Then the Soundview Family YMCA wants to hire you!

Get certified in CPR/AED, First Aid, and Lifeguarding through the Blended Learning American Red Cross Lifeguard Course. After successfully completing this course and submitting to a background & reference check, you will be immediately hired by the Soundview Family YMCA.

With just a $50 deposit, you can start a lifelong career as a lifeguard.

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • At least 16 years of age.
  • Access to a computer or tablet & the internet.
  • Swim 300 yards continuously.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using legs only.
  • Complete a timed event (swim 20 yards, surface dive, pick up a ten pound object, return it to the side of the pool, and climb out)
  • Pay $50 deposit & sign agreement to pay out the class in full before Monday, September 6 2021.
  • At the conclusion of the class agree to work at least one shift per week at the Soundview Family YMCA until the entirety of the lifeguard class is paid in full.

CLASS SCHEDULE: 

  • June 18, 5-9:30pm
  • June 19, 8am—6:30pm (with lunch break)
  • June 21, 5-9:30pm

*times subject to change based on pace of class

CLASS LOCATION: Soundview Family YMCA

Register today by calling the YMCA or signing up online. If you have any questions, please contact Aquatics Director & Course Instructor Alex Hunter at ahunter@cccymca.org.

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