Welcome to Greenville Swim School!
The Greenville Swim School is the community source for water safety training and fitness. Whether it be swim lessons or water aerobics, we work to ensure all patrons are safe and confident in the water while enjoying the many health benefits aquatics provide. We offer a variety of program options for all ages and skill levels.
We have a new system that allows you to register for programs online. Just click the link and you'll be taken to our registration site. A quick sign-up process is needed and then you're off to register for any and all programs!
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.
To become certified you need to take an American Red Cross Lifeguarding course. The purpose of the course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize, and respond to the aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services personnel take over. To enroll in the you must be at least 15 years old before the last scheduled class session. Proof of age is required at pre-requisite skills evaluation.
To participate in the course, you must be able to pass pre-requisite skills evaluation that includes the following:
- Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. You may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke, or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.
- Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.
- Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds. Retrieve a 10 pound object and swim 20 yards back to starting point with both hands holding object and existing water. Goggles may not be used.
The course fee of $150.00, with a $50.00 non-refundable deposit. The course fee covers a CPR pocket mask and American Red Cross certification fees upon successful completion.
We strive to complete the course in the scheduled time, however more time may be required. All classes will be held at the Greenville Aquatic & Fitness Center except for a deep water session at an alternate location TBD.
Our 2018 Fall Class Schedule:
Full Lifeguard Class
September Class 201034.01
Friday, September 28- 5:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday, September 29 - 8:00am-6:00pm
Sunday, September 30 - 10:00am-7:00pm
November Class 201034.02
Friday, November 16- 5:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday, November 17- 8:00am-6:00pm
Sunday, November 18- 10:00am-7:00pm
Interested in Becoming a Water Safety Instructor?
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.
Friday, October 1st - Sunday, October 7th 201036.01
If you have any questions or to schedule a skills evaluation, please contact Dalace Inman at 252.329.4043
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.