Lifeguard Certification


Members: $175.00

Nonmembers: $195.00

All Prerequisites must be met prior to class:

Must be 16 or older by last day of class

Must have e-mail for e-Learning courses

e-Learning Completion Certificates for ASHI &

YMCA Lifeguard (8 ½ hours)

Report to Aquatics to pick up books

Limited to first ten participants.  Priority will be given to those who seek employment with the Thomasville YMCA.

Location: Everett – Milton YMCA

Includes: Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR, AED,

& Oxygen Administration Certifications

Phase 1 – Tread water for 2 minutes – Swim 100 yards of front crawl.

Phase 2 – Swim 50 yards of each: 1. Front crawl with the head up 2. Sidestroke 3. Breaststroke 4. Breaststroke with the head up 5. Elementary backstroke kick with hands on the chest – Perform a feet first surface dive in 8 to 10 feet of water (or maximum depth of training facility). Then swim underwater for 15 feet.

Phase 3 – Participants start in the water at the shallow end. – Sprint for a distance of approximately 60 feet, and then perform an arm-over-arm surface dive in 8 to 10 feet of water (or maximum depth of training facility).
Pick up an object (dive ring) from the bottom of pool, surface, tread water for at least 1 minute with legs only, and replace the object back to the bottom of the pool where it was found.
Swim the remaining length to end of the pool, and hoist yourself out of the water.

For more Information contact Instructor: Kenny Hood

Phone: 229.226.3446

Email address: [email protected]