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 Stephanie Dixon Executive Director of Aquatics and Staff Training & Development. 

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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.


11-15 years


Members $80
Nonmembers $90


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Our partnership with Children's Hospital Colorado, Colorado Springs

With a focus on youth development, wellness and injury prevention, the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region and Children’s Hospital Colorado partner to strengthen our community and help kids learn, grow and thrive. 

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