Lifeguard Training

Location: YMCA of Metropolitan Columbus, GA

John P Thayer YMCA                              DA Turner YMCA
24 14th Street                                         4384 Warm Springs Road
Columbus, GA. 31901                            Columbus, GA 31909
(706) 322 - 8269                                      (706) 563-7001

$160.00 - Lifeguard 
$75.00 - Recertification

Our Y's Lifeguard Training is a blended learning class that prepares individuals for a lifeguard position. Students must attend all scheduled classes and pass both written and water skills tests. The 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 an upcoming class

  • Class size is Limited!

  • In-house only - No Phone or on-line registrations


2020 Dates will be announced soon. 


D.A. Turner YMCA

For more information, please contact:

Tera Wilkins, Assistant Aquatics Director, at or 706-322-8269, ext: 118.

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