YMCA of Greater Houston

YMCA Lifeguard Training

YMCA Lifeguard Training | Lifeguard Certification HoustonThe YMCA Lifeguard certification, cross-over and re-certification courses provide the necessary training to become a certified lifeguard, to cross-over from American Red Cross Lifeguarding and/or to recertify your current YMCA Lifeguard Certification. Attendance at all classes, successful completion of skills tests and a written test are required to receive certification.

All candidates must:

  • Be at least 16
  • Swim 500 yards continuously
  • Tread water for 2 minutes without using hands;
  • And surface dive to 12 feet.

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