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VAN WERT — Show the world what you are made of. Be a lifeguard! The American Red Cross certification is recognized nationwide so you can work anywhere in the United States, including the YMCA of Van Wert County.

Register today for American Red Cross Lifeguard Training … learn lifesaving skills to help keep people safe in, on, and around the water. Call the YMCA now through March 15 at (419) 238-0443. Classes will be held on Sundays from 1-5 p.m. from March 16 - May 18. High school students must be 15 years of age by May 18 to have this certification. Payment of $250 is due at the time of registration and checks can be made to the YMCA of Van Wert County.

Information about this and other programs available at the Van Wert YMCA can be found by calling (419) 238-0443, visiting or emailing The YMCA of Van Wert County is partially funded by the Van Wert County Foundation and United Way.