Lifeguard Course

Danville YMCA Lifeguard Class


Next Class Begins: May 10-12, 2024

Friday 4-8 p.m. – Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. – Sunday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Cost*: Members – $200    Non-Members – $225     Employees – $50

Call or Visit the Front Desk to Register


Participants must be 15 years or older by the last day of the course.

This fee includes all the course training listed below, books and a rescue mask.  Sign up is first-come-first serve (max 8 students).  The instructor for this course is Kendall Dalzell. For further questions please contact

Note: Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course will include Red Cross Lifeguarding and Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid.

Bring the following items with you to each class:

  • Lifeguard Manual, Rescue Mask & Pack, and whistle (included in the cost of course)
  • Notebook/Pen
  • Bathing Suit & Towel


300 swim of either front crawl (freestyle) or breaststroke.

2 minute kick, legs only

20 yd. swim, retrieve a 10 lb. object from 11 ft. depth and return to starting point in 1 min. 40 sec.

*There is a $25 non-refundable fee for the pre-requisite swim. If a participant does not pass the pre-requisite swim, this fee will not be refunded.