Looking for a great summer job or career as a lifeguard or swim instructor? The Y offers lifeguarding and swim instructor classes and has open positions throughout the Gateway Region YMCA! Click here to view jobs.

 

  • Flexible work hours
  • Obtain CPR, first aid & oxygen certifications
  • Team environment
  • Complimentary membership
  • Teach lifesaving skills

Upcoming YMCA Lifeguarding & Swim Lesson Instructor Courses

CHESTERFIELD FAMILY YMCA 

Course Name: YMCA Lifeguard V6 Recertification

Course Dates: December 8

MONROE COUNTY YMCA

Course Name: YMCA Lifeguard V6 Recertification

Course Dates: December 16

EAST BELLEVILLE YMCA

Course Name: YMCA Lifeguard V6

Course Dates: December 21 - January 5

O'FALLON PARK REC COMPLEX

Course Name: YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor

Course Dates: December 22-23

FOUR RIVERS YMCA

Course Name: YMCA Lifeguard V6

Course Dates: December 23 - January 3

REGISTER

Course Name: YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor

Course Dates: December 23 - January 3

REGISTER

COLLINSVILLE MARYVILLE TROY YMCA

Course Name: YMCA Swim Lesson Instructor

Course Dates: December 26-28

WILDWOOD FAMILY YMCA

Course Name: YMCA Lifeguard V6

Course Dates: December 27-30

Lifeguard Certification Courses

Classes are offered at various YMCA branches throughout St. Louis and Southwest Illinois. Registration for each class closes 7 days prior to the start date. When registration closes, the links for the online blended learning assignments will be emailed to participants by the trainer. These links are information through American Health & Safety Institute (ASHI) for the Basic Life Saving (CPR & AED), Basic First Aid and Emergency Oxygen. Please note there is a minimum of 14 hours of online pre-assignments.