YMCA Lifeguard Training & Certification

We regularly schedule pre-tests to confirm your swim ability meets the standard for the Lifeguard Certification Course. Click the link below to register for your pre-test.

 

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YMCA Branches
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Brooklyn
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bed-Stuy
 
 
 
 
2:00 – 3:00 PM
 
 
Coney Island
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
North Brooklyn
 
4:00 – 6:00 PM
 
 
 
 
 
Prospect Park
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Queens
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cross Island
 
 
7:00 – 8:00 PM
 
 
1:00 – 2:00 PM
 
Flushing
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Jamaica
 
 
 
 

 

12:00 – 12:30 PM
 
Rockaway
3:00 – 4:00 PM
3:00 – 5:00 PM
 
 
 
2:00 – 3:00 PM
11:00AM – 1:00PM
Manhattan
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Harlem
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
McBurney
 
12:00 – 2:00 PM
 
 
 
 
 
Vanderbilt
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
 
 
 
 
 
 
West Side
 
 
3:00 – 4:00 PM
3:00 – 4:00 PM
3:00 – 4:00 PM
 
 
Staten Island
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Broadway
 
 
3:30 – 4:30 PM
 
3:30 – 4:30 PM
 
 
South Shore*
8:30 – 9:30 PM
2:30 – 3:30 PM
 
 
 
 
 
The Bronx
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Castle Hill
3:00 – 5:00 PM
 
 
3:00 – 5:00 PM
 
 
 
La Central
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

*Excludes: 8/1, 8/2

Note: To qualify for the Fall I Course (September 5th – October 30th), you must pass your pre-test by August 20th.

Note: To Qualify for the Fall II Course (October 31st – December 24th), you must pass your pre-test by October 15th.

Note: To qualify for the December Break Week Course (December 26th – 30th), you must pass your pre-test by December 10th.

You will need to bring a swimsuit, a swim cap, and a towel to the pretest. Goggles are optional.

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