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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, February 19,  5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Saturday, February 20, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM   

Sunday, February 21,  10:00 AM-6:00 PM       

Monday, February 22, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM 

Tuesday, February 23, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM 

Wednesday, February 24, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM          

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

Course Number: 301034.01

Fee: $175

American Red Cross Lifeguard Recertification

Classes will resume in the fall. 

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 10 days prior to start of class

Course Number: 301035.01 

Sunday, February 20 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Fee: $100