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SAVE LIVES. BECOME A LIFEGUARD!

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

Get Certified in: American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED (all valid for two years). Class attendance is mandatory. Participants must pass the prerequisite skills test to continue with this class. To achieve certification, participants must pass the in-water skills tests, written tests and online class.

Pre-qualification swim test and online coursework must be completed prior to the first day of class. Call or email to schedule your swim test.


UPCOMING 2020 TRAININGS:

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CLICK HERE FOR JULY TRAINING

3 Day Lifeguard Certification Course: July 17-19

Get Certified in: American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED (all valid for two years). Class attendance is mandatory. Participants must pass the prerequisite skills test to continue with this class. To achieve certification, participants must pass the in-water skills tests, written tests and online class.

PRICE: $200 for the 3 day course and online class.


REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 16 years of age
  • Swim 300 yards continuously
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using legs only
  • Swim 20 yards in one minute and forty seconds, surface dive to a depth of up to 10 feet, pick up a 10 pound object, and return.
  • Must pass swim test

*Must have 5 participants to hold the class.


CLASS SCHEDULE

  • Thurday, July 16: Prerequisites: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
  • Friday, July 17: 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Saturday, July 18: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sunday, July 19: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
     


JUNIOR LIFEGUARD CAMP (AGES 11-15):

Great for campers who love the water, the Jr. Lifeguard Camp provides a solid foundation for becoming a lifeguard. Campers learn about aquatic safety and lifesaving skills while being mentored by experienced aquatic staff. Campers MUST be able to pass the YMCA green band test.

CAMP DATES & HOURS:

DATES:

  • Session 1: June 8 - June 12
  • Session 2: July 6 - July 10 (limited spots available)
  • Session 3: August 3 - August 7 (limited spots available)

HOURS: Monday - Friday | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

MAX CAPACITY: 12 campers per session.

DROP OFF: 8:30 am - 9:00 am | PICK UP: 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

CAMP PRICING: Y Kids: $135/Weekly | Guests: $155/Weekly

 


QUESTIONS?

For more information on Lifeguard Certifications, please contact:

Jeremiah Villasante
Office: 239.571.9023
E-mail Jeremiah