Lifeguard Classes

The City of Beckley will be holding a Pre-requisite course to the lifeguarding class – Saturday at 10:00 am at the YMCA of Southern West Virginia.

It will be open to the first twelve that that register. All others will be placed on a waiting list.

If you are a qualified lifeguard and interested in employment – please come by the Youth Museum on Ewart Ave. between Tues. – Sat. 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, fill out an application and bring your certifications.

Saturday morning, just show up at the front desk of the YMCA and they will tell you where to go. You may also call and get you name on the list.

There will be no charge to any of the participants.

Upon successful completion of the pre-requisites, candidates are automatically enrolled in the lifeguarding class. Participants must complete the online class throughout the week and then they finish the hands-on class part – July 2 and test out on July 3.

Both of those days will start at 9:00 am and last 8 hours on the 2nd and 4 hours on July 3rd.

All candidates must pass a background check and drug test and go to work for the City upon successful completion of the course.

Ages 16 and up are welcomed to register and apply.

Starting salary is $12.00