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Safety Classes

Interested in Becoming a Lifeguard?

If you are already a certified lifeguard please fill out an application via the Career Opportunities portal at the top of this page.

American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification

Ages: 15 & up

Strong swimming ability required

Become an American Red Cross Lifeguard. Course teaches the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies, CPR, First Aid and AED training. Pretest required, includes; 300 yard swim, treading and timed object retrieval. Must be age 15 by the last day of class. Fee includes $50 non-refundable deposit. Session times and locations may vary based on pool availability, course work will be required online before class. Recertification fee is $100. To set up pre-test please call (252) 329-4041.

Course schedule:
Online course work will be required online before class.
Friday 5:00 pm-8:00pm
Saturday 8:00am-6:00pm
Sunday 10:00am-6:00pm
Session times and locations may vary based on pool availability.
A deep water session will be held at another location during a scheduled class time.
All regularly scheduled sessions are mandatory, the schedule may change slightly depending on the pace of the class.

Registration due 10 days prior to start of class.

401034.01 Friday - Sunday March 13 - 15
401034.02
Friday - Sunday
April 17 - 19
401034.03
Friday - Sunday
May 15 - 17

Fee: $175

American Red Cross Lifeguard Recertification

Must be a currently certified or within 30 days of expiration American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard. Proof of certification required.

Candidates will complete pre-test at the start of class; 300 yard swim, treading and timed object retrieval.
Fee includes $50 non-refundable deposit. Session times and locations may vary based on pool availability, course work will be required online before class. To set up pretest please call (252) 329-4041 or email Dalace Inman at dinman@greenvillenc.gov.
Registration due 5 days prior to start of class.

Sunday 11:00am-7:00pm

401035.01 Sunday March 15
401035.02 Sunday April 19
401035.03 Sunday
May 17

Fee: $100

Lifeguard Instruction and Training

Ages: 16–19

We are recruiting lifeguards for our summer staff. Free pre-test practice and lifeguard training for successful candidates to work from June to August with the possibility of year round employment. Session times and locations may vary based on pool availability, course work will be required online before class. Pre-class practices available for free beginning March 1. Applications due by May 4th.

Course schedule:
Friday 5:00 pm-8:00pm
Saturday 8:00am-6:00pm
Sunday 10:00am-6:00pm

401037.01 Friday - Sunday
May 15 - 17

Fee: Free

Application required, please call Dalace Inman at 252-329-4043 or email at dinman@greenvillenc.gov.

American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Course

Become an American Red Cross Certified Swim Instructor. This purpose of this course is to train instructors to teach swimming and aquatic classes at a professional level. Pretest of swimming skills required. Please call (252)329-4043 for more information. Must be age 16 on last day of class. Fee is $200, including a $50 non-refundable deposit. Session times and locations may vary based on pool availability. Some online course work may be required online before class.

401036.01
Wednesdays
March 4 - April 22
Register by February 26
5:30 - 8:30 pm

Fee: $200

Lap Swim Etiquette Policy

Due to increased traffic in the pool, the Aquatics & Fitness Center has adopted a Lap Swim Etiquette Policy we highly encourage our members and guests to follow. We want everyone to enjoy the pool and to interact with other swimmers in a cooperative, respectful manner. Click here to view the policy.