YGUARD is a rigorous 40-hour class for ages 16 and up.

During this class, participants will learn life-saving rescue skills for an aquatic environment.  Once a participant passes the class, and passes the skills and written test, they will be certified as a YMCA Lifeguard for 2 years and can lifeguard at any YMCA and most other facilities (certification requirements may bery at each location).  This certification covers CPR / AED, First Aid, 02, and YGUARD lifeguard certification.

Lifeguard Training and Certifications are available at:
Hayes-Taylor YMCA

Hayes-Taylor YMCA

Ragsdale YMCA

Ragsdale YMCA

Reidsville YMCA

Spears YMCA

Spears YMCA