Land a job as a lifeguard and swim instructor
The YMCA is excited to offer this funded program for individuals ages 16–30 who are interested and passionate about becoming a certified lifeguard. This program is only available to residents of the Okanagan region.
Free training and certification
All courses and training are provided at no cost to you.
Earn while you learn
Get paid work experience and a $300 completion bonus.
High school credits
Courses can be used as credit toward high school graduation.
Course descriptions and high school credit details can be found on the Lifeguard Certifications page.
To start the process, please complete the form below. The YMCA will determine your needs and eligibility, and contact you for an information session.
|This project is funded by the Government of Canada's Youth Employment and Skills Strategy.|