Lifeguard Training


YMCA of Metropolitan Columbus, GA
John P Thayer YMCA
24 14th Street
Columbus, GA. 31901
(706) 322 - 8269

DA Turner YMCA
4384 Warm Springs Road
Columbus, GA 31909
(706) 563-7001


Our Y's Lifeguard Training prepares individuals for a lifeguard position. Students must attend all scheduled classes and pass both written and water skills tests. Course includes: Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR and AED certifications. Books and test prep are also included.


  • Must be 15 years of age or older
  • Must be able to swim 300 yards non-stop
  • Must be able to dive to the bottom of a 10-foot pool and retrieve a 10-pound diving brick


  • At the John P. Thayer YMCA for upcoming class.
  • Class size is Limited!
  • In-house only - No Phone or on-line registrations


Friday, November 17th 2017 - JOHN P THAYER YMCA 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday, November 18th 2017 - D.A. Turner YMCA 9:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday, November 19th 2017 - D.A. Turner YMCA 9:00am - 5:00pm

For more information, Please contact:

Scott Balkcum - Operations Director
(706) 322 - 8269 X118