May 9, 2024




Member: $150.00

Non-Member: $175.00

Cost Reimbursement:

If you pass the course and are hired by the Marion Family YMCA, you will be eligible for a full refund of your fees. You will be eligible for the refund after you’ve worked for two months and worked at least 10 lifeguard shifts per month each of those months.


Participants must complete the following Physical Competency Requirements to be eligible for certification:

Tuesday June 4th 3:00pm-4:00pm Swim Assessment

200 yard swim, 2-minute water tread using only legs, and a timed brick retrieval.

Participants are expected to bring a swim suit and be prepared to get in the water every day of class.


Online learning begins Wednesday, June 5th and MUST be completed by June 10th              

In-person class times: Participants must attend ALL class dates and times to pass the lifeguard course.

Monday June 10th 8am-12pm

Tuesday June 11th 8am-12pm

Wednesday June 12th 8am-12pm

Thursday June 13th 8am-12pm

Friday June 14th 8am-12pm

Additional Info:

This is a blended Red Cross Lifeguard Certification. 7 hours online learning, 20 hours in-person learning.                    

Participants must be 15 1/2 years or older by the last day of the class in order to take the course.

Please refer any questions to the Aquatics Director, Andrew Franklin at

Marion Family YMCA

645 Barks Road East
Marion, Ohio 43302
Monday – Thursday: 5:00am – 9:00pm
Friday: 5:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday: 1:00 – 5:00pm
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