ARC NEW Lifeguard Course Schedule & RegistrationCharlotte Area
AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARD TRAINING:
All Charlotte Safety Training Lifeguard Certification and Recertification courses are offered in Blended Learning Format. There is approximately 7 hours of online training to be completed prior to first day of class. Students will receive an email confirming completion from the American Red Cross and will be required to present proof of completion to their instructor during check in. For more information and to access the online training, CLICK HERE
All American Red Cross Lifeguarding courses require participants to successfully complete 3 prerequisite swim tests. Further information on pre-requisite swim tests can be found HERE.
- 300 yard continuous swim (100 yard for Shallow Water Lifeguarding Course Fact Sheet)
- Brick Test – simulated rescue
- Tread water for 2 minutes without using hands
Participants are encouraged to come to one of our open prerequisite swim testing sessions to ensure ability to pass the swimming tests prior to start of their course. If a participant is unsuccessful with the prerequisite tests, they will be eligible to withdraw from their course for a full refund if course is more than 7 days from starting.
All Swim Test Sessions will be held at the YWCA Central Carolinas at 3420 Park Rd, Charlotte NC 28209 beginning at 7:30pm. No RSVP is necessary.
Swim Test Dates Available:
Thursday 1/24/19 Tuesday 2/26/19 Monday 4/1/19 Thursday 5/2/19
Monday 1/28/19 Monday 3/4/19 Tuesday 4/9/19 Tuesday 5/7/19
Tuesday 2/5/19 Tuesday 3/12/19 Thursday 4/18/19 Monday 5/13/19
Monday 2/11/19 Thursday 3/21/19 Tuesday 4/23/19 Thursday 5/23/19
Thursday 2/21/19 Tuesday 3/26/19 Monday 4/29/19 Tuesday 5/28/19
All lifeguard courses are three (3) day classes – 20 hours, unless marked with an asterisk*.
NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN FOR ANY REASON ONCE CLASS START DATE IS LESS THAN 7 DAYS AWAY. THIS INCLUDES LATE WITHDRAWALS, NO SHOWS, FAILURE TO COMPLETE ONLINE TRAINING, OR FAILURE TO MEET PRE-REQUISITE REQUIREMENTS AS OUTLINED ABOVE.
Please see below schedule for any special notes on upcoming classes
LG 20, 21, & 25–
Class meets 6-9pm Friday, 10am-7pm Saturday/Sunday
LG 28, 30, 32, 34, & 36–
Class meets 6-9pm Friday, 12-9pm Saturday/Sunday
Class meets Sat. 3/23, Sun. 3/24,Sat. 3/30
Class meets Sat. 4/27, Sun. 4/28, Sat. 5/4