Play a part in keeping our community healthy and safe. The YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles is looking for professional, passionate, and motivated individuals to work in our Aquatics department at our Sierra Madre location.

Being a Lifeguard is not just a job. It’s being part of something bigger. Scan our QR code on the flyer to apply. Not Certified? We will provide desirable candidates with the training for your certification. For further details, please contact Executive Director Kurt Knop via email at [email protected] or Operations Executive Director Nancy Yuen-Perales [email protected]

2022 Lifeguards_and_Swim_Instructors_Hiring_Flyer.pdf

The Y is so excited to welcome you back to the Pasadena-Sierra Madre YMCA! Between lap swim, and the newly renovated cardio room, the Y is ready to serve your health and wellness goals. Programming is added regularly as allowed by the county, so be sure to check our website regularly for updates!

The Sierra Madre Aquatic Center is now part of the Y family, and because local and county health officials have approved outdoor swimming and swim lessons, the Y 
has opened the pool.

Hours of Operation:
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Monday - Friday - Lap Swim
4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Monday - Friday - Lap Swim
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Saturdays - Lap Swim
A reservation is required for lap swim. 

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Saturdays - Swim Lessons

Swim Lessons ages 3-5, stages 1, 2, and 3 available
School-age swim lessons ages 6 -12 stages 1, 2, and 3 available
4 kids per group lesson to 6 kids per group lessons


Lean more about our swim lessons here or call 626-355-5261.

Lap swim is available to all active Y members and we encourage you to reserve a lane in advance. All active Y members have access and we encourage you to reserve a lane in advance. Reservations are easy:

  • Download our app (App Store & Google Play)

  • Register in the app with your Y membership number and password

  • Reserve your lane (reservations are for 30 minutes and can be made up to 7 days in advance)