Please note the elevator at the Kelowna Family Y will be out of service for replacement beginning August 26 for up to 6 weeks. Elevator users have free access to H2O Adventure + Fitness Centre and/or Downtown YMCA during this time.

Kelowna Family YMCA

Ages 16+

National Lifeguard training develops the basic lifeguarding skills needed to adapt to different aquatic facilities and situations. Get trained in injury prevention, public education, safety, supervision, team work, rescue, and First Aid.

National Lifeguard is a Lifesaving Society (LS) certification offered through the YMCA. National Lifeguard is the only nationally recognized lifeguard certification in Canada.

Program Requirements

  • Must be 16+ years of age
  • Completion of Bronze Cross, current Standard First Aid, or Aquatic Emergency Care (currency recommended)
  • Candidates must bring awards and proof of age to the first class
  • Alert Manual and Lifeguard Fanny Pack

Kelowna Family YMCA

View Larger Map 375 Hartman Road
Kelowna, BC V1X 2M9
Phone: 250-491-9622
Fax: 250-765-7962
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  • Camps
  • Child Care
  • Child, Youth and Family Development
  • Health and Fitness