Instructor Certifications

YMCA Lifeguard Instructor V6 Certification

This 27 hours course provides necessary training and information for participants to certify YMCA lifeguards and YMCA Aquatic Safety Assistants (YASA.)


9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


August 16-18

September 13-15

November 1-3


$300 for all participants


  • Minimum age of 18 by the last day of the scheduled course

  • All candidates must show proof; “a letter” from a sponsoring YMCA to take the course. Send the letter to 5 days in advance.

  • Complete the Online Orientation Training on Cost $20 (non-refundable)

  • Complete the Adult Learning Concepts Online Training on

    Cost $20 (non-refundable)

  • Hold Current YMCA Lifeguard certification

  • Hold Current CPR Pro, First Aid and Emergency Oxygen Certification

  • Complete the Physical Competency Requirements and rescue skills

  • Complete the Y Lifeguard eLearning courses found on

*Instructor crossover candidates need to complete the ASHI CPR BLS, Basic First Aid and Emergency Oxygen Administration. These courses will be sent upon registering & paying for the course and eLearning courses. Courses can be found on the YMCA exchange website - you must go to “My Account” and login. Orientation Training & Adult Learning Concept courses cost $20, paid directly to Y-USA.

Return your completed registration form to the Cleveland County Family YMCA Member Information Center, or fax your form to (405) 364-9799. Registration for some programs may be completed online at For more information, contact us at (405) 364-9622. Payment must be received before registration is complete.