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Lifeguard Jobs

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Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities with the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region. When we are able to resume normal operations, we will consider your application (if already submitted) and will reach out to you to see if you are still interested. We appreciate your interest in working with us at the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region.

Looking to give back to your community and building your resume by protecting others?
The YMCA has lifeguard job opportunities for you!

Whether you are certified or looking to begin your aquatic career, there is a place for you at the Y. With locations from Monument to Fountain and hours ranging from 5 a.m. - 9 p.m., we have a position that will best fit your schedule.

American Red Cross & YMCA Current Lifeguards

The YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region is hiring already certified lifeguards at the Briargate, Cottonwood Creek, Downtown, Fountain YMCA at Fountain Fort Carson High School, Garden Ranch, Memorial Park, Southeast & Armed Services and Tri-Lakes YMCAs! Candidates must be 16 years old or older and pass a skills exam to demonstrate proficiency in lifeguarding skills.

For more information, contact Aquatics Business & Training Director Murphy Barry at [email protected].


Lifeguard at the YMCA Portal Pool

Non-certified Candidates

If you are not currently lifeguard certified, the YMCA will provide you with a training and certification! This certification will be paid for by the YMCA if hired and with an agreement of 90 days of employment. To be eligible, candidates must pass a preswim test and be available during the times of current available lifeguard positions.

For more information about lifeguard certification, click the link below!


Lifeguard Prep Program

The Lifeguard Prep Program is designed to help young adults who want to become lifeguards build the foundational requirements for the position. We will work on swimming, endurance, and skills that are needed for the lifeguard pre-swim. Anyone who passes a pre-swim will be able to attend a YMCA lifeguard class.

Register for the Lifeguard Prep Program Today!


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