Lifeguard Applications Being Accepted


The Village of Minster is currently accepting applications for summer lifeguard positions. All interested individuals, including past employees, must complete an employment application each year. The application is available online at or a copy can be picked up at the Administration Building. Completed applications must be received no later than Friday, April 27, 2018 for consideration.  

***Click here for application.***

The Village will not be offering lifeguard certification classes this year. All interested applicants must be certified prior to employment with the Village.

The Auglaize-Mercer YMCA will be offering a course to become a certified lifeguard in February, April and May. Interested individuals should contact the YMCA or visit the American Red Cross website ( to learn of other available courses. The cost of the YMCA training is $225 for non-members and $175 for members. The Village of Minster will reimburse employees for this training upon completion of a set number of hours of service with the Village.

Class information received from the Auglaize Mercer YMCA:

Full lifeguarding class at the South branch in Minster:
February 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. & February 26 - March 2 from 5-9 p.m.

Full YMCA Lifeguarding Class
Class Dates:  South Branch (Minster)
April 28 from 9 - Noon & May 7-11 from 4:30-8:30 p.m.

North Branch (Celina)
May 12 from 9-Noon & May 21-25 from 4:30-8:30 p.m.

Members: $175
Non Members: $225
Lifeguard Recertification Classes
South Branch (Minster)
May 15 from 4 - 9 p.m.

North Branch (Celina)
May 17 from 4-9pm

MUST REGISTER BY MAY 1 for recertification classes to complete required online learning.

Members: $50
Non Members: $75

Classes offered are for YMCA Lifeguard Certification.  Students must be at least 16 years old by the first day of class.  Online work must be completed before the first day of class as well.  If you have any questions, please contact the Auglaize-Mercer YMCA at (419)629-9622.

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