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At the YMCA of Greater Cleveland, we view lifeguards and swim instructors as our superheroes! They keep people safe and spring into action when someone is in need.  

We’re hiring right now! We provide training, great pay, flexible hours and a fun work environment. Whether you or someone you know is looking for a great part-time job or career as a professional lifeguard, the YMCA of Greater Cleveland Lifeguard program is the place to begin! You'll learn the skills you need for lifeguarding through classroom activities, group discussion, online e-learning, and hands-on practice. 

Our comprehensive Lifeguard Training course includes accident prevention, lifeguarding techniques, emergency systems, and rescue skills. The course will also include CPR for the Professional Rescuer with AED, Emergency Oxygen Administration and First Aid. 

The YMCA of Greater Cleveland has other great positions available, too.  Visit for more information. 

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