Become a Lifeguard

Why You Should Become A Lifeguard

With summer just around the corner, you may be thinking about getting a part-time job. While some teens may be considering working retail or food service for an easy way to make money, consider applying to become a lifeguard. Lifeguarding is a rewarding summer job with flexible hours, allowing you the freedom to enjoy your summer vacation with friends when you don’t work and get paid to hang out by the pool all day when you do! Here are some of the best benefits of becoming a lifeguard.

A Family Playing Soccer to Exercise Outdoors

Fun Ways to Exercise Outdoors This Spring

It’s important to exercise every day, which is defined by elevating your heart rate for at least 30 minutes daily. But there’s no rule that your daily exercise has to be done on a treadmill or within the confines of a gym! The Texas weather is already warming up, so now is the perfect time to experiment with getting your daily exercise in different ways and maybe a change of scenery. Here are some of our favorite ways to exercise outdoors this spring.

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YMCA Core Values

The other day I was sitting in a restaurant and a friend asked me “why is the YMCA referred to as a movement?” Frankly, I had been calling the Y a “movement” for so long that I just assumed everyone considered it as such…. I guess I was mistaken.