Train to become lifeguard certified and learn about water safety and life-saving procedures. This three- to four-day training includes first aid, CPR, AED and more. Upon successful completion of the training, participants will be license through Ellis and Associates. 

 Prerequisites are required to attend training, including the ability to swim 200 yards (8 lengths); tread water for 2 minutes without using your hands; perform feet first surface dive to lift a 10-pound brick off the bottom of the pool. All YMCA of Greater Brandywine lifeguards must go through annual certification. 

Interested in joining our team of lifeguards? Contact a member of our HR team to learn how to have the YMCA pay for your training.