Lifeguard Training

Lifeguard Training

Become a lifeguard and enjoy a rewarding job in which you can become part of a fun team, stay fit, challenge yourself and make a difference. Club Greenwood offers a variety of Red Cross Lifeguard programs. Choose from Red Cross Lifeguard Training, Junior Lifeguard Camp, Lifeguard Recertification or Water Safety Instructor. American Red Cross water safety and lifeguarding courses are designed and taught by industry-leading professionals who will help you help others stay safe in, on, and around the water by teaching you the latest safety and rescue techniques.

Prerequisite and Rules for Lifeguard Programs

Must be able to:

Swim 300-meters combined breaststroke and front crawl
Tread water for 2-minutes (one minute with hands one-minute without)
Swim 40-meters (20 meters with a 10-pound weight)

Program fees are non-refundable.

Red Cross Lifeguard Training

Must be 15 years of age. 
American Red Cross Lifeguard Training, Lifeguard Recertification, Lifeguard Instructor courses.  National certifications are valid for two years (includes CPR/First Aid).  Students receive the latest science-based training from experienced instructors and develop skills they will use for a lifetime.

A $50 fee will be charged for any class canceled less than seven days prior to class start. A six-hour online portion must be completed before the first day of class. The link will be emailed upon registration.

February 23-25
Friday: 6:00-8:00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9:00am-6:00pm

March 15-17
Friday: 6:00-8:00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9:00am-6:00pm

April 12-14
Friday: 6:00-8:00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9:00am-6:00pm

May 10-12
May 17-19
May 31-June 2
Friday: 6:00-8:00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9:00am-6:00pm

June 7-9
Friday: 6:00-8:00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9:00am-6:00pm

$375 Member | $425 Guest


Lifeguard Recertification

Lifeguard Certification must be current or no more than 30 days expired to do the Lifeguard Recertification (includes CPR/First Aid)

Sunday, March 10
Sunday, June 16

$275 Member | $299 Guest


Junior Lifeguard Camp (Ages 10-14)

The Junior Lifeguard Camp provides an enjoyable pre-certification program for young teens to learn how to handle themselves safely, in a variety of water situations. They will enjoy working as part of a team as they tackle challenges and practice key maneuvers. Fun, safety and new skills are all part of the exciting program.

Check back next season for new dates.

Minimum of 6 participants

Register on the App under Aquatics Programs > Junior Lifeguard Camp

PREREQUISITES: Freestyle swim for 25 yards, tread water for one minute and swim underwater for 10 feet.

The Water Safety Instructor

This American Red Cross course trains instructor candidates to teach all of the courses presented in the Swimming and Water Safety program to all age groups. This includes all courses listed above, plus Learn-to-Swim Levels 4-6 and Adult Swim. This certification is the gold standard and provides the most comprehensive training for swim instructors. A 9- to 10-hour online component must be done before class. Link will be emailed upon registration.

Check back next season for new dates.

For More Information

Crystal Garland, Director of Aquatics

[email protected]

303.770.2582 x325

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