Cambridge YMCA
820 Massachusetts Avenue | Cambridge, MA 02139
P. 617-661-9622

Lifeguards Wanted

The Cambridge YMCA is looking to hire enthusiastic and responsible lifeguards for a busy aquatics program. Our facility is located at the heart of Central Square in Cambridge and we offer quality programs for people of all ages.


  • Ensure Safety of Swimmers by preventing and responding to Emergencies
  • Maintain Constant surveillance of patrons in the facility
  • Work as a team with all staff to provide emergency care in other parts of the building when required
  • Enforce and Adhere to pool rules and policies
  • Prior Experience working with children or teaching swim lessons a plus!



  • Current Red Cross or YMCA Lifeguard,
  • CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, and First Aid certifications
  • Able to react calmly and effectively in emergencies
  • Able to conduct oneself professionally and responsibly
  • Able to follow routine verbal and written instructions promptly
  • All qualified candidates must pass a pre-employment swim test.


Pay is $13-15 per hour depending on experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer

For more information, please contact:

Dana Frost
Aquatics Director
617-661-9622 ext. 702