Lifeguard Certification


Lifeguarding is an important lifesaving skill in every community. Complete a lifeguarding course available this at the Warlick Family YMCA with possible employment opportunities upon completion. The participant will receive life guarding, first aid, CPR for the professional rescuer, and Automated External Defibrillator.

Prerequisites — Mandatory swim test includes—300 yard swim (front crawl and breast stroke), jump in and swim 20 yards to retrieve and return a 10 lbs. brick, tread water with feet only for 2 minutes. Attendance mandatory at all session dates and 15 years  old by the date of the last class.


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  • Upcoming Courses Offered:
    • Jan 26—27
    • Feb 23 – 24
    • March 23 – 24
    • April 27—28
    • May 11—12
    • June 11—12
  • Course Fees: Members $187, Program Participants $242

Contact Candace Hyde at or 704.865.8551 with questions.