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Lifeguard Training

Join the Le Mars YMCA Aquatics Team!

We are hiring mature, enthusiastic, safety minded individuals who love working with people of all ages. Learning lifesaving and leadership skills is an excellent foundation for your future. Lifeguards maintain safe swimming conditions in the pool, deck and surrounding areas.

YMCA Employee Benefits

  • Discounted Y membership
  • Free outdoor pool membership
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Team atmosphere
  • Discount on Y programs
  • Make an impact
  • SAVE LIVES!


April Training Dates & Times: 
- Friday, April 19: 5:30 - 9:30 P.M.
- Saturday, April 20: 8:30 - 7 P.M.
- Sunday, April 21: 12 - 8 P.M.

An online portion must be completed by April 19. 
Minimum: 4 Students / Maximum: 10 Students
Age minimum: 15 years old. 

May Training Dates & Times: 
- Friday, May 10: 5:30 - 9:30 P.M.
- Saturday, May 11: 8:30 - 7 P.M.
- Sunday, May 12: 12 - 8 P.M.

An online portion must be completed by May 10.
Minimum: 4 Students / Maximum: 10 Students
Age Minimum: 15 years old. 

Registration: 
- FREE if you work for the Le Mars YMCA
- $200 for Community
- Deadline: For April Class: April 4, For May Class: April 19. 

Contact Jack Eckstaine to get signed up for either classes. 
Phone Number: (712) 546-6655.
Email: Jacke@Lemarsymca.org.

Pre-requisite Skills to be completed the first day of class:
- Swim 150 yards (Freestyle or breaststroke) into a 2 minute tread without hands into a 50 yard swim (Freestyle or breaststroke). 
- Timed Event 1 minute 40 seconds: Swim 20 yards (Freestyle or breaststroke) and retrieve a 10 pound object off the bottom of the pool (7 ft depth) and swim 20 yards back to the starting wall while holding the object on your chest and not using your arms.