What We Offer

YMCA programs provide activities for teens that allow them to shape their values and discover their special talents. Teen programs are designed to take teens on a journey of discovery that encourages a life of community service with them as well. With an “asset-building” approach, teens can develop life-long skills and the understanding they the need to become successful in life.

group-staff-teens-standingTeen Nights

Want to have fun with your friends this summer at a place your parents approve? Come out to the YMCA on Fridays for Teen Night to hang out, play sports or swim at the pool. Contact the Benbrook YMCA at 817-249-0500 for more information. 

Junior Lifeguard

Open to teens ages 12-15, our Junior Lifeguard program lets you learn new skills and earn volunteer hours. After completing the appropriate training courses, Water Watchers (ages 12-14) and Junior Lifeguards (age 15) will assist with swim tests and lessons, help maintain the pool area and work aquatic special events. Please see our  Junior Lifeguard flyer for more information.

Swiminar Lifeguard Certification Course

Do you want to be a lifeguard? If you are 16 years of age or older, join us for Swiminar- a required 30-hour training course. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be certified in YMCA lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR/AED, and Emergency Oxygen Administration. Please click here for more information or to register.  For more informaiton on Aquatics Programs, please contact our membership services desk at 817-249-0500 or Holly Humbert, hhumbert@ymcafw.org