About YMCA Lifeguard Training
Ages: 16+ | Cost: $225 per course / FREE for those who will work for the AMA YMCA (Covers Certification Fees, Books, Materials, Water Time and CPR/First Aid/AED/O2 Certification)! The Arlington-Mansfield Area YMCA is pleased to announce a YMCA Aquatics Retention Bonus for all qualifying part-time Lifeguards and Swim Instructors, as well as FREE certifications! Candidates holding a valid certification also qualify for a Sign-On Bonus.
Lifeguard Training Prerequisites
The lifeguard swim test consists of the following: 375 yards of swimming and 3 minutes of treading. Candidates will need to be able to perform freestyle, breaststroke, sidestroke, elementary backstroke without arm action, feet first dive followed by 15 foot underwater swim, over arm surface dive, and treading.
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