Become a Lifeguard

Lifeguard Certification

The Y offers Lifeguard Certification Courses to train and certify individuals on preventing risks and responding to water emergencies. Certification includes CPR/AED, Basic First Aid and Emergency Oxygen administration. Upon completion of this course, you are guaranteed a job interview with the Y and have all certifications necessary to apply for a Lifeguard position.

For more information contact Senior Director of Aquatics Stephanie Lozano.

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Babysitter Certification

Babysitting Certification

ASHI Babysitting classes

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Jump ahead of other babysitters in your neighborhood and take the American Safety and Health Institute-certified Babysitting Training Class. Babysitters will learn safety, responsibility, active play planning and how to provide leadership and guidance for younger children. Young leaders will also learn the Y's four core values  responsibility, caring, respect and honesty  while attending this course.

Ages:

11-15 years

Cost:

Members $75.00
Non-Members $85.00

Locations:

Briargate, Garden Ranch and Tri-Lakes YMCA

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“Being able to work at the Y and give back to the community that has helped me is beyond imaginable! It gives me great pride in being able to say that I am a YMCA Lifeguard!”

Proud Sponsors & Partners

Penrose-St. Francis YoungLife City of Colorado Springs

Pikes Peak Area Childrens_Hospital_Colorado

Accreditation Partners

Charity Navigator     GuideStar Exchange Silver Participant     BBB

El Pomar Awards for Excellence     YMCA Best Of Indy     YMCA Best Of Gazette