YMCA of Northern Colorado
  • Aquatics Arapahoe
  • Lafayette, CO, USA
  • Full Time

The YMCA of Northern Colorado is hiring a full-time, year-round lifeguard for the Arapahoe YMCA Pool in Lafayette, Colorado. It is a year-round, indoor/outdoor pool. During the winter, the Arapahoe Y pool is covered with our bubble, which is taken down between mid-May and late September. In the summer, the Arapahoe Y pool is a sun seeker's paradise with slides, diving boards, a zero-depth baby pool, sand volleyball court and splash pad.

As our full-time lifeguard, you will serve as an advocate for the safety and wellbeing of our members and guests. You will ensure that the Y's pools are friendly, welcoming environments for all to play, learn and build confidence in the water. Your responsibilities will include ensuring the safety of participants while they are in or near the pool, general maintenance and cleanliness of the pool, chemical testing and general problem solving. In addition, the full-time guard assists in the training of new aquatics staff. Position is full time up to 40 hours per week.


  • Current ARC/YMCA Lifeguard, First Aid, AED, Emergency Oxygen and CPR-PR Certifications
  • Minimum of 16 years of age
  • Professional, alert, courteous, and tactful
  • Blood Borne Pathogens within 30 days of being hired

Salary range is $13.00-15.00/hr based on experience. We offer a +10% differential for bilingual staff (Spanish and English) and a +10% differential for staff working the opening shift. These increases can be combined. And there are great benefits, too. This position is year-round, full-time hourly up to 40 hours per week and includes generous medical, dental, vision, life, long term disability insurance options, paid vacation, sick and holiday time, free YMCA family membership, 50% reduced rates on YMCA of Northern Colorado programs including personal training, swim lessons, after school programs, preschool childcare, day camp programs and more. We provide contributions of 10% of your salary to the YMCA Retirement Fund for eligible staff.

To protect our community, all Licensed Child Care Employees will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by October 1, 2021 or prior to hire. Since all other Full-Time YMCA Employees may be called upon to interact with our children and families in our licensed school age programs they too are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by October 1, 2021 or prior to hire.

We were founded as the Young Men's Christian Association in 1844. But today, we are The Y, an association that values, and is made stronger by, its diverse people. At the YMCA of Northern Colorado, we are committed to equal opportunity employment regardless of gender, age, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation or religious affiliation.

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