Lifeguard Training

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training
Lifeguard Training is a class offered through the YMCA to train and certify prospective candidates to be lifeguards at pools and beaches. If you are interested in a job that provides good pay and teaches lifesaving skills, then this is the class for you!
Common Questions
If I get trained as a Red Cross lifeguard, can I work anywhere that needs lifeguards?
    The YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities has over 22 branch locations, 4 camps and several offsite beaches---many opportunities for LG employment & flexible hours!

What are the benefits of being a lifeguard?
    Lifeguarding with the YMCA is not just a job, it's a career!  Most of the YMCA's top leadership (Execs, CEOs, etc) began their YMCA careers as lifeguards.  Perks of working for the YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities include:
  • Free adult membership to our 21 branch locations
  • Discounts on classes & programs
  • Discounted lifeguard training
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Fulltime positions--with benefits--are also available!

Contact Jana Krautkramer at for more information!