Lifeguard Training

Greenville Rec offers the following Starfish Aquatics training courses.

  • Starguard Lifeguard Training – PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
  • Starguard Lifeguard Instructor Training

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Lifeguard Training

2017 Lifeguard Training Schedule

Starguard Lifeguard Training Course

This course offers participants the opportunity to receive a 1 year Starguard Lifeguard certification, which includes BLS CPR/AED and First Aid. Participants MUST BE ABLE TO PASS the pre-requisite swimming skills evaluation in order to be eligible to participate in the lifeguard course.  Participants should bring suitable swimsuit (girls – no 2 piece bathing suit) towel, $35 Starguard book fee, and balance of course fee the night of pretest swimming skills evaluation. Classes fill quickly, so enroll early!!! A non-refundable fee of $35 is required at time of registration in order to reserve a spot. Visit Westside Aquatic Center or call 864-679-SWIM (7946) for more information.


Lifeguard Prep

Westside Aquatic Complex offers Lifeguard Preparation classes to help you get ready for the Lifeguard Certification Course. You will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with a Lifeguard Instructor who will coach you through the skills required in the pre-requisite session. The cost is $25 for one 40 minute session. Sessions are by appointment only. Missed appointments will not be refunded. Appointments may only be rescheduled outside of 24 hours from the time of the appointment. Visit Westside Aquatic Center or call 864-679-SWIM (7946) for more information.